Several writers work without consulting each other. The producer accepts the script which was prepared by Noel Langley. Its penultimate version, by Ryerson and Woolf, verifies the feasibility of the screenplay. The fifth and last script is made by Langley.
On December 11 in Calabasas CA, Profiles in History sells an archive of the most important working papers of the Wizard of Oz, lot 471 estimated $ 800K, here linked on the iCollector bidding platform.
This set includes a carbon copy of the preliminary guideline prepared by the MGM in February 1938, the five handwritten versions of the screenplay from April to August 1938, the special effects logbook with 16 photos, the logbook of the shooting from March 1939, and several documents relating to the preparation of contracts concerning notably Victor Fleming and Judy Garland.
SOLD for $ 1.28M including premium