04 December 2009

Before Bert Lahr

Bill Campbell at The Oz Enthusiast unearthed some new images from the 1902 stage extravaganza The Wizard of Oz—the first blockbuster adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s saga. Where were these photos? In the New York Public Library’s collection of theatrical items, filed under the title of the most memorable follow-up to the Wizard of 1902, Babes in Toyland.

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