The Yellow Brick Road Leads to MSL

The Yellow Brick Road Leads to MSL

The Yellow Brick Road Leads to MSL

Claire and Cora Jackson are pictured among the poppies along the yellow brick road,  at Mark Skinner Library.

Claire and Cora Jackson are pictured
among the poppies along the yellow brick road,
at Mark Skinner Library.

Mark Skinner Library is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the film, ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ with a special exhibit of Wizard of Oz related items in the Library’s collection, including DVDs of the original movie, ‘The Wiz,’ and ‘Oz, the Great and Powerful;’ a treasure trove of novels about Dorothy and friends by the creator of Oz, L. Frank Baum; biographies about the famous author, and books inspired by the ‘Wizard of Oz,’ including the ‘Wicked’ series by Gregory Maguire.

‘The Wizard of Oz’ was the crowning achievement of 1930s filmmaking. Its groundbreaking special effects, lavish sets, costume design and glowing Technicolor made it a timeless classic. Find out how this extraordinary film got made on Tuesday, March 25 at 7 p.m. when the Library presents a feature-length documentary about the making of the wonderful Wizard of Oz. We invite you to come behind the scenes to discover the back-story of rotating directors, casting maneuvers, problems on the set and more. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Call 802-362-2607 for more information.

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