Motion Picture Herald, December 16, 1939:
“Entire false front illustrated above was constructed by Jack Maher, Oritani Theatre, Hackensack, N. J., for opening of ‘The Wizard of Oz’ with giant cutout heads of the stars in character atop box office. On either side of entrance were blowups of the book with scene stills.”
Cezar Del Valle is the author of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, a three-volume history of borough theatres. The first two chosen 2010 OUTSTANDING BOOK OF THE YEAR by the Theatre Historical Society. Final volume published in September 2014.
Currently editing and updating the third edition of the Brooklyn Theatre Index, Volume I.