Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1939. Vintage photograph on the set of the 1939 film, showing The Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow climbing rocks, with an obvious matte painting background and crouching sound man with a directional microphone in the lower corner.
Based on the 1900 children's book, "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," by L. Frank Baum, widely considered one of the greatest films ever made. Nominated for the Palme d'Or, as well as six Academy Awards, including Best Picture, winning two. Judy Garland would also receive an honorary Juvenile Award for her performances that year in "Oz" and "Babes in Arms."
8 X 10 inches (20 x 25 cm). Very Good, lightly curled, with light toning and a one inch closed tear to the left edge.
Ebert I. National Film Registry. Rosenbaum 1000. Weldon 1986.