Wizard of Oz Authentic Yellow Brick Movie Prop - Hand-Signed by 7 Munchkins - A Timeless Collectible
Category: Movie Memorabilia
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- Authentic "Follow the Yellow Brick Road" movie prop from the iconic film "The Wizard of Oz," measuring 4" x 8" in size.
- Hand-signed by the seven original Munchkins: Mickey Carroll, Ruth Duccini, Karl Slover, Jerry Maren, Clarence Swensen, Meinhardt Raabe, and Margaret Pellegrini, with the inscription "Munchkin Love."
- The professionally framed piece measures at 980mm x 840mm, making it perfect for display in any collector's space.
- The frame includes 11 carefully selected iconic photos from the movie and two movie posters, enhancing the overall presentation and appeal of the collectible.
- Comes with a gold plaque providing details about the movie, adding an extra touch of elegance to the frame.
- Features Database Hologram Verification number 100096, ensuring the authenticity of the signed movie prop.
- Includes an Official James Spence Authentication Hologram sticker and a matching Letter of Authenticity for added assurance.
- MJB Memorabilia offers free shipping worldwide, making this collectible accessible to fans and collectors across the globe.
- Framed and ready to hang on your wall, this piece is delivered to you in perfect condition for immediate display.
- The photos show the actual frame you will receive, not a mock-up, guaranteeing you get exactly what you see.
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Don't miss the opportunity to own this rare and timeless piece of movie history, featuring the authentic hand-signed signatures of the seven original Munchkins from "The Wizard of Oz." This beautifully framed yellow brick movie prop is a must-have addition for any serious movie memorabilia collector or fan of the classic film. With its impeccable presentation and undeniable authenticity, this collectible is a fantastic investment and a perfect gift for any "Wizard of Oz" enthusiast.
The Last Munchkins: Remembering the Iconic Little People of The Wizard of Oz
The 1939 classic film, The Wizard of Oz, holds a special place in the hearts of millions around the world. One of the most memorable aspects of the film was the Munchkins, portrayed by a talented group of little people who brought joy and color to the Land of Oz. Seven of these actors – Mickey Carroll, Ruth Duccini, Karl Slover, Jerry Maren, Clarence Swensen, Meinhardt Raabe, and Margaret Pellegrini – held the distinction of being the last surviving Munchkins before their passing. This article pays tribute to their lives, careers, and lasting legacy in the world of entertainment.
Mickey Carroll (1919-2009):
Mickey Carroll, born as Michael Finocchiaro, played multiple roles in The Wizard of Oz, including the Town Crier, a soldier, and a fiddler. After the film, Carroll had a successful career in entertainment, working in radio and as an entertainer for various events. He passed away in May 2009 at the age of 89.
Ruth Duccini (1918-2014):
Ruth Duccini portrayed one of the female Munchkins in The Wizard of Oz. After her time in Oz, she worked as a riveter during World War II and later appeared in several documentaries about the film. Ruth passed away in January 2014 at the age of 95.
Karl Slover (1918-2011):
Karl Slover played several roles in the film, including the first trumpeter, a soldier, and a Munchkin who hatched from an egg. He continued to work in show business after the film and appeared in numerous Wizard of Oz-related events throughout his life. Slover passed away in November 2011 at the age of 93.
Jerry Maren (1920-2018):
Jerry Maren, born Gerard Marenghi, played the memorable role of the Lollipop Guild member who handed Dorothy (Judy Garland) a lollipop. Maren enjoyed a long career in show business, acting in various films and television shows, and remained active in the Wizard of Oz community. He passed away in May 2018 at the age of 98.
Clarence Swensen (1917-2009):
Clarence Swensen portrayed a Munchkin soldier in The Wizard of Oz. He later worked as a machinist and participated in numerous Oz-related events, including the 1998 Hollywood Walk of Fame star dedication for the Munchkins. Swensen passed away in February 2009 at the age of 91.
Meinhardt Raabe (1915-2010):
Meinhardt Raabe played the Munchkin coroner who famously declared the Wicked Witch of the East "really most sincerely dead." Raabe, who was also a World War II veteran and a successful spokesperson for Oscar Mayer, passed away in April 2010 at the age of 94.
Margaret Pellegrini (1923-2013):
Margaret Pellegrini portrayed both a "sleepyhead" and a "villager" Munchkin in the film. She continued to participate in Wizard of Oz events throughout her life and was an advocate for little people's rights. Pellegrini passed away in August 2013 at the age of 89.
The last surviving Munchkins from The Wizard of Oz left an indelible mark on the world of cinema and popular culture. Their performances in the beloved film continue to enchant audiences of all ages, ensuring their legacy lives on. The lives and careers of Mickey Carroll, Ruth Duccini, Karl Slover, Jerry Maren, Clarence Swensen, Meinhardt Raabe, Margaret Pellegrini.