Academy Unveils First Look at Museum Displays: 'Casablanca,' '2001' and More

Academy Unveils First Look at Museum Displays: 'Casablanca,' '2001' and More
There will be the expected crowd-pleasers: a gallery devoted to the making of The Wizard of Oz, complete with Dorothy's ruby slippers; a backdrop from Singin' in the Rain; and spotlights on screen icons from Humphrey Bogart to Marilyn Monroe. But as it balances the demands of serving both starstruck tourists and serious film scholars, the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures also promises to explore less familiar corners of film history, acknowledging pioneering silent movie directors Alice Guy-Blache and Lois Weber and the early black movies created by African-American director-producer Oscar Micheaux.

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