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When costumers at MGM put together the Wizard’s wardrobe for ‘The Wizard of Oz’, the shopped at thrift stores to find clothes that projected “shabby gentility”. In an incredible coincidence, the costume coat’s previous owner was L. Frank Baum, writer of ‘The Wizard of Oz’!
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