- 207 Pages
- Released: September 15, 2001
- Originally Released: 2001
- Publisher: McFarland & Company
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The Wizard of Oz (1939), Hans Christian Andersen (1952), Tom Thumb (1958), Babes in Toyland (1961), Mary Poppins (1964), Dr. Dolittle (1967), The 5000 Fingers of Dr. T (1953) - these are some of the fifteen enchanting features covered in this study. While discussing the origins of the films and aesthetic and thematic similarities, this book illuminates the heretofore neglected contributions of such creative talents as Moss Hart, Charles Vidor, George Pal, and Bryan Forbes. Sprinkled throughout the text are provocative comments garnered form interviews with most of the above artists.