Memories of a Munchkin


Author: Meinhardt Raabe

RAABE, Meinhardt. Memories of a Munchkin. An Illustrated Walk Down the Yellow Brick Road. Foreward by Mickey Rooney. NY: Back Stage Books [2005]. Green quarter faux leather stamped in gold with lighter green cloth. Green endpapers; numerous b&w and color illustrations and photographs. A fine copy in original color pictorial dust jacket. Signed by the author, “Meinhardt Raabe, Coroner of Oz.”

First edition. One of the last surviving cast members of The Wizard of Oz reveals his life story and shares his memories of making that beloved Hollywood classic. Features more than 50 specially commissioned illustrations by renowned artists such as Al Hirschfeld, Jack Davis, Mort Drucker, Sergio Aragones, Greg Hildebrandt, Al Jaffee, and many others.