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Who Put the Rainbow in The Wizard of Oz?

Yip Harburg, Lyricist

by Harold Meyerson

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  • 23 Currently reading

Published by University of Michigan Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Musical theatre,
  • United States,
  • General,
  • Biography,
  • Performing Arts,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • Theater - General,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Performing Arts/Dance,
  • Harburg, E. Y.,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Performing Arts / General,
  • 1898-1981,
  • (Edgar Yipsel),,
  • Lyricists

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages472
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7633053M
    ISBN 100472083120
    ISBN 109780472083121
    OCLC/WorldCa32733600

    Get this from a library! Who put the rainbow in the Wizard of Oz?: Yip Harburg, lyricist. [Harold Meyerson; Ernest Harburg] -- Many of us can sing along with Dorothy when she imagines a place "Over the Rainbow." And we all remember the Depression-era classic "Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?" But very few can name the man who. Opening his now classic book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, L. Frank Baum on fairytales. Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal.

      While this was not confirmed by L. Frank Baum, the author of the book on which the film is based, many scholars and interpreters of the film believe that "Oz" itself can be read as an allegory for the political and social structures that were at work in the American West in the s (when the book . Although the MGM movie version of "The Wizard of Oz" was released in , the soundtrack album wasn't released until , to coincide with its first showing on television. Because of the film's success on television, the original soundtrack album has never been out of print.

      The Wizard of Oz is at the Royal Festival Hall, London SE1 from July 23 to August Box office: , This article was amended on Tuesday July 22 Dorothy Gale () Dorothy Gale (nicknamed Dotty) is a fictional character created by L. Frank Baum, author and creator of the Oz Legacy. She is the orphan protagonist and adolescent heroine of Baum's first Oz book, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, published in and which is considered one of the earliest American Fairytales written. The story begins with Dorothy, her name being the very first.


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This book put me not only over the rainbow, but over the moon." —Michael Feinstein "Finian's Rainbow, whose lyrics express meaningful ideas with grace, intelligence, and lightness of touch, made me want to write for the musical theater.

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Frank Baum’s original book, “The Wonderful Author: Syndicated Columns. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, children’s book written by L. Frank Baum and first published in A modern fairy tale with a distinctly American setting, a delightfully levelheaded heroine, and engaging fantasy characters, the story was enormously popular and became a classic of children’s literature.

The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz () and relate the fictional history of the Land of was created by author L. Frank Baum, who went on to write fourteen full-length Oz of the Baum written books are in the public domain in the United States.

Even while he was alive, Baum was styled as "the Royal Historian of Oz" to emphasize the. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Note: There is an improved edition of this title, eBook # Language: English: LoC Class: PZ: Language and Literatures: Juvenile belles lettres: Subject: Oz (Imaginary place) -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Fantasy literature Subject: Courage -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Home -- Juvenile fiction Subject: Good and.

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The book was adapted into a film called Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return in Author: Roger S. Baum. Ernie Harburg is Yip’s son and biographer. He co-wrote the book Who Put the Rainbow in The Wizard of Oz?: Yip Harburg, Lyricist.

I met up with Ernie Harburg at the New York Public Library for. The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a great book to read to a younger child or for children 8 – 12 to read on their own. Frank Baum wrote a total of 14 books with Oz characters.

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Frank Baum's best seller, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz from publication to the ultimate film version, the MGM. California, on May 6, Twenty years after his death, his book was made into one of the most famous movies of all time. ABOUT THE FILM: The Wizard of Oz is a American musical fantasy film produced by MGM.

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Dorothy Gale is a farm girl who's living a quiet life in Kansas with her Uncle Henry and Aunt Em, her miserable, but loving, relatives. Or at least she was, until her house is swept up in a cyclone and sent hurtling through the air.

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