‘Wizard of Oz’ scripts for auc­tion

The Herald (South Africa) - - News - – Reuters

A col­lec­tion of draft scripts for the Wizard of Oz and other ma­te­rial from the ar­chives of the 1939 film are go­ing up for auc­tion and could fetch up to $1.2m (R16.8m).

Los An­ge­les auc­tion­eers Pro­files in His­tory said on Thurs­day that four hand­writ­ten draft screen­plays by Noel Lan­g­ley were be­ing sold in De­cem­ber.

Lan­g­ley, who died in 1980, was one of about a dozen screen­writ­ers who worked on the big-screen adap­ta­tion of the book that cat­a­pulted Judy Gar­land to fame.

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