£55,000 for unseen Wizard of Oz photographs.

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Wizard of Oz photos sell for a pot of gold! - Behind the scenes snaps sell for a whopping £55,000...over 10 times the estimate.<br />
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A photo with a set of side-by-side images, taken on the set of Wizard of Oz featuring key environments for scenes in the film - one of the grand arched hallway of the Royal Palace of Oz and the other of the iconic yellow brick road.<br />
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Amazing never before seen photos taken during the filming of The Wizard of Oz have come to light 80 years later.<br />
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The black and white snaps were taken during the scene where the 'Horse of a Different Colour' enters Emerald City.<br />
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In one photo, Dorothy, The Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion can be seen perched in a carriage.<br />
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Another shows a crowd of extras in the background on the Emerald City set - and there is also a close up picture of the coachman, played by Frank Morgan who was also the Wizard of Oz.