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WIZARD OF OZ MSS.

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Box 1
Folder 1
  • Mar. 9, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 14-20, scenes 11-24, by Herman J. Mankiewicz
  • Mar. 11, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 19-20, scene 24, by Herman J. Mankiewicz
Folder 2
  • Mar. 12, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 19-41, scenes 24-38, by Mankiewicz
  • Mar. 19, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 35-68, scenes 39-54, by Mankiewicz
Folders 3-4
  • Mar. 22, 1938: Outline, mimeo, from Noel Langley
Folder 5
  • May 6, 1938: Temporary Set List, draft with revisions, by Mervyn LeRoy
Folder 6
  • Jun. 4, 1938: Inter-office memo, LeRoy to Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf
  • Jun. 6, 1938: A few notes on the "Oz" sequences, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Jun. 7, 1938: Outline of Kansas sequence, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Jun. 8, 1938: Screenplay, draft, scenes 1-4, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 7
  • Jun. 8, 1938: Temporary Schedule, screenplay draft with revisions
Folder 8
  • Jun. 9-18, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 1-44, scenes 1-93, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 9
  • Jun. 10, 1938: Dialogue Continuity from Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf
Folder 10
  • Jun. 13, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. A-1-88, scenes 1-187, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 11
  • Jun. 13, 1938: Suggested changes for p. 6, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 12
  • Jun. 15, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 102-106, scenes 399-405, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 13
  • Jun. 15, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 101-105, scenes 395-405, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 14
  • Jun. 15, 1938: Notes for changes on First Part, by Ryerson and Woolf
Box 2
Folder 1
  • Jun. 16, 1938: Miscellaneous "old" pages of scripts, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 2
  • Jun. 17, 1938: Action Outline of "Oz" sequences, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 3
  • "Wizard of Oz" Effects, by Mervyn LeRoy
Folder 4
  • Jun. 22, 1938: Tin Man Scene, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 5
  • Jun. 23, 1938: Tin Man Scene, plus drafts of additional scenes, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 6
  • Jun. 24, 1938: Screenplay, draft, p. 7, scene 7, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Draft of scene of Lion deciding to go to Oz, by Edgar Y. Harburg
Folder 7
  • Jun. 27, 1938: Notes, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Drafts of pp. 68-A-74, 72-73, 77, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 8
  • Jun. 28, 1938: Screenplay, draft, pp. 67-70, scenes 131-136, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 9
  • Jun. 29, 1938: Drafts of pp. 71-75, 81-84, scenes 139-150, 181-189, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 10
  • Jun. 30, 1938: Outline of Sequence in Witch's Castle, pp. 90-92, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 11
  • Jul. 5, 1938: Draft of pp. 88-113, scenes 185-277, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 12
  • Jul. 6, 1938: Notes from Arthur Freed on "Wizard of Oz," by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 13
  • Jul. 8, 1938: Brief Outline of End, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Suggestions for Cuts, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • On: Mr. Gaver'[?] Notes, from Cedric Gibbons concerning special effects
Folder 14
  • Jul. 8, 1938: Draft of 88-100, scenes, 185-240, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 15
  • Jul. 11, 1938: Draft of pp. 99-103, scenes 224-241, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Draft of sequences of rescue of Dorothy and death of the Witch, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Draft of pp. 95-110, scenes, 207-269, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 16
  • Jul. 12, 1938: Draft of pp. 115-119, scenes 281-287, by Ryerson and Woolf
  • Miscellaneous Pages, pp. 95A, 96A, 101, 104, 105, 109, 110, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 17
  • Jul. 12, 1938: Temporary List of People Requiring Costumes
Folder 18
  • Jul. 13, 1938: Draft of pp. 111-118A, scenes 271-297, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 19
  • Jul. 13, 1938: Notes on the Sequence on the Return to the Wizard, from Arthur Freed
Folder 20
  • Jul. 14, 1938: Draft of pp. 110-112, scenes 268-276, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 21
  • Jul. 14, 1938: Suggestion for Revising of Material and Elimination of Oz Sequence at the End
Folder 22
  • Jul. 15, 1938: Draft of pp. 112-116, scenes 276-297, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 23
  • Jul. 16, 1938: Draft of 110-126, scenes 268-323, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 24
  • Jul. 18, 1938: Draft of 110-122, scenes 268-319, by Ryerson and Woolf
Box 3
Folder 1
  • Jul. 21, 1938: Draft of pp. B1-8, scenes 1-7, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 2
  • Jul. 22, 1938: Draft of pp. 2-6&7, scenes 3-8, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 3
  • Jul. 22, 1938: Suggested New Set-Up for Opening, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 4
  • Jul. 23, 1938: Draft of pp. 85-87, 90-96, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 5
  • Jul. 25, 1938: Draft of pp. 85-96A, 110-122, scenes 180-215, 268-322, by Ryerson and Woolf
Folder 6
  • Jul. 27[?], 1938: Rough Outline of Action Pages, 29-47
  • Jul. 27, 1938: Draft of pp. 35-37, scenes 67-73
  • Draft of pp. 14-16A, scene 17
Folder 7
  • Jul. 30, 1938: Additions and Changes as per script of May 14, 1938, by Harburg. Covers pp. 93-97, scenes 370-372
Folder 8
  • Aug. 1, 1938: Additions and Changes as per script of May 4, 1938, by Harburg
Folder 9
  • Aug. 10, 1938: Draft of sequence ending in killing of the Witch, by Langley
Folder 10
  • Aug. 25, 1938: "Wizard of Oz" Suggestions, by Jack Mintz. Concerns scene 175
Folder 11
  • Aug. 26, 1938: "Wizard of Oz" Suggestions, by Jack Mintz. Concerns scenes 1, 25, 36, 129, 150, 213, 237
Folder 12
  • Aug. 27, 1938: Test Part of Wizard, pp. 98-105, scenes 237-246, from LeRoy
Folder 13
  • Sept. 15, 1938: Tests for Wizard of Oz, each from Cannon
Folder 14
  • Sept. 16, 1938: Play and Prompt Book (both copied). Includes Property Plot and Cast of Characters
Folder 15
  • Oct. 6, 1938: Test – "Wizard of Oz," Miss Gulch, from LeRoy
  • Test – "Wizard of Oz," Wicket Witch, from LeRoy
Folder 16
  • Oct. 17, 1938: Notes on "Wizard of Oz," from Sid Silvers. Covers pp. 52, 53, 65, 67, 71, 76, 77, 78, 97A
Folder 17
  • Oct. 19, 1938: Notes on "Wizard of Oz," from Silvers. Covers pp. 7, 14, 18, 47, 52-54, 60-61, 65, 67, 71-72, 75, 77-78, 90, 92, 97A, 102, 105, 109
Folder 18
  • Oct. 20, 1938: Notes on "Wizard of Oz," from Silvers. Covers pp. 2, 3, 5, 22
Folder 19
  • Oct. 21, 1938: Notes on "Wizard of Oz," from Silvers. Covers pp. 22, 72, 99
Folder 20
  • Nov. 22, 1938: For "Wizard of Oz," list of names and transportation arrangements
Folder 21
  • Mar. 4, 1939: from G[avin] A. Burns to Wesley C. Miller about sound synchronization; appended is memo from Burns to Miller, Mar. 9, 1939 on same subject
Folder 22
  • Apr. 10, 1939: Completed Loops for Production No. 1060

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