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    Pair of signature wall torches from Margaret Hamilton "Wicked Witch of the West's" castle from The Wizard of Oz. (MGM, 1939) Vintage original (2) torches constructed of original ornate cast Zamak (elements of aluminum, magnesium, and copper) wall brackets measuring 12 x 36 in., original wrought iron fire basket measuring 10.5 x 11 in. Restored wooden pole, basket holder and fire bowl inserts have been added for display. Original copper gas lines to fuel the flames have been replaced with vintage cloth-covered wire fixtures to imitate fire effect. The instantly recognizable wall torches are highly visible throughout all interior "Wicked Witch's" (Hamilton) castle sets including the throne room, grand hall and the battlement where the Witch ultimately melts at the hands of "Dorothy" (Judy Garland) and her friends. Original David Weisz auction tag still intact. Overall assembled measuring 31 in. deep x 67 in. tall. Original elements exhibit age and production wear. In vintage very good condition. Provenance: Originally acquired from the legendary 1970 David Weisz MGM auction.

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    November, 2020
    12th Thursday
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