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L. Frank Baum
L. Frank Baum created 1 movies in the Family, Fantasy, Adventure, Comedy, Music genres.
L. Frank Baum got succeed with average imdb rating 6.1.
Interred at Forest Lawn (Glendale), Glendale, California, USA, section G.
Designed the chandeliers of the dining hall of the Hotel del Coronado.
Had a poem of his quoted in Sally Benson's novel and Meet Me in St. Louis (1944).
Hand-set the type of his privately-printed poetry collection, "By the Candelabra's Glare: Some Verse" without a handwritten manuscript.
Fantasy -- not science-fiction -- writer whose main claim to fame is the book "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," popularly known and filmed as The Wizard of Oz (1939). It was the basis for what has become perhaps the single most beloved, and most frequently seen, film ever made -- MGM's classic, The Wizard of Oz (1939), starring Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr and Frank Morgan, which flopped during its initial release.
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