A 1939 Original / Vintage 8x10 photograph of JUDY GARLAND, RAY BOLGER, JACK HALEY and BERT LAHR. The original MGM identification for the 1939 film "The Wizard Of Oz" can be found on the photo along the bottom border. The original Loew's Inc identification can also be found on the bottom border at left. Here the troupe have defeated the Wicked Witch and Dorothy is holding the witch's broom.
Original vintage photograph on glossy single weight paper stock (the scans are taken with a black background to best view the condition of the photographs edges and corners). FROM THE GEORGE SMOOTS COLLECTION.
The photo is in EXCELLENT condition. Grading is subjective, please use the oversized scans included in the listing to best determine condition. PLEASE SCROLL DOWN PAST THE OVERSIZED SCANS SHOWN BELOW FOR DETAILS OUTLINING THE PROVENANCE PERTAINING TO THIS PHOTO. GUARANTEED TO BE 100% VINTAGE AND ORIGINAL. This photo is part of a collection originally amassed by George Smoots.Smoots wa an oil company credit manager, who had a love for the movies and collected photos of Hollywood stars from the 1920s until his passing in 1951. Smoots knew most of the studio photographers and through these connections was able to amass a sizable collection. This collection remained undisturbed from his death in 1951 until the early 1980s. The majority of the collection was donated to the Margaret Herrick Library at the Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences in 1992. At that time the donation was the largest one-time donation of photographs ever made by a private party to the Library.
An article describing this donation can be found in the June, 1992 Academy Report Volume 1, No. This photo is part of the remaining photographs that were not donated to AMPAS and represent the best of the best of the Smoots collection. Please keep checking back, as many of the photos from this collection will be made available over the coming months. Things you should know about our photographs. We only sell original vintage / antique collectible photographs.
The scanned images of both sides of the photo are oversized to exaggerate details, in order to provide as accurate a representation of the condition of the photograph as possible. Images are scanned on a black background so you can accurately see the condition of the edges and corners of the photograph. All photographs are stored in acid free / PVC free plastic sleeves. CHECK OUT OUR LISTINGS FOR MORE GREAT PHOTOS AND OTHER COLLECTIBLES. The item "THE WIZARD OF OZ DOROTHY w WITCH'S BROOM Original Vintage 1939 MGM STILL Photo" is in sale since Wednesday, April 1, 2020.This item is in the category "Entertainment Memorabilia\Movie Memorabilia\Photographs\Pre-1940\Black & White". The seller is "collectors_shelf" and is located in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho. This item can be shipped worldwide.