MOVIE POSTER COLLECTORS SHOWCASE

WIZARD OF OZ MOVIE POSTERS AND OTHER PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

 

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Although not exceptionally creative and/or artistic, original promotional materials for the beloved classic The Wizard of Oz (1939) are quite rare and valuable. In July 2013 Heritage Auctions sold a heavily-restored half-sheet for $71,000! Here are large images of the known surviving promotional materials (not shown to scale).

US One sheet Style D (27”x41”)

US three sheet Style A (41”x81”)

US insert (14”x36”)

US half sheets (28”x22”)

Lobby cards (14”x11”) - Note that the last card lower right depicts a parade scene that was cut from the final film!

ORIGINAL RELEASE MATERIALS

“LOST” US ORIGINAL RELASE POSTERS

No surviving copies of these posters have been found. These are images from the pressbook.

24 Sheet

6 Sheet

3 Sheet - Style B

RE-RELEASE MATERIALS

US Jumbo Window Card (22”x28”)

US Midget Window Card (8”x14”)

Australian one sheet

US pressbook cover image

US 1949rr half sheet

US 1949rr insert

Italian 1946rr one panel (39”x55”)

US 1949rr lobby card (showing witch, who was not shown on original release lobby cards)

US Mini Lobby Cards (10”x8”)