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The Wizard of Oz (12-Aug-1939)

Director: Victor Fleming

Writers: Noel Langley; Florence Ryerson; Edgar Allan Woolf

From novel: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum

Musical Adaptation by: Herbert Stothart

Producer: Mervyn LeRoy

Keywords: Musical, Monkeys, Witch

Kansas twister lifts Dorothy and her dog Toto into the fantasy land of Oz, where she meets up with a series of oddly deficient characters journeying on the Yellow Brick Road to the Emerald City. There they encounter the Wizard, who makes the deficient whole again, but all Dorothy seeks is a way home. The greatest fantasy film ever made; more people have watched this than any other film.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Clara Blandick
Actor
4-Jun-1880 15-Apr-1962 Auntie Em in The Wizard of Oz
Ray Bolger
Actor
10-Jan-1904 15-Jan-1987 The Wizard of Oz Scarecrow
Billie Burke
Actor
7-Aug-1885 14-May-1970 Glinda, the Good Witch of the North
Judy Garland
Singer
10-Jun-1922 22-Jun-1969 Dorothy in Wizard of Oz
Charley Grapewin
Actor
20-Dec-1869 2-Feb-1956 Tobacco Road
Jack Haley
Actor
10-Aug-1898 6-Jun-1979 Tin Man on The Wizard of Oz
Margaret Hamilton
Actor
9-Dec-1902 16-May-1985 Wicked Witch of the West
Bert Lahr
Actor
13-Aug-1895 4-Dec-1967 Lion in The Wizard of Oz
Frank Morgan
Actor
1-Jun-1890 18-Sep-1949 The Wizard of Oz

CAST

with
Judy Garland   ...   Dorothy
Frank Morgan   ...   The Wizard of Oz
Ray Bolger   ...   The Scarecrow
Bert Lahr   ...   The Cowardly Lion
Jack Haley   ...   The Tin Man
Billie Burke   ...   The Good Witch of the North
Margaret Hamilton   ...   The Wicked Witch of the West
Charley Grapewin   ...   Uncle Henry
and
The Singer Midgets   ...   The Munchkins
Pat Walshe   ...   Nikko (monkey)
Clara Blandick   ...   Auntie Em
Toto   ...   Toto (Dorothy's dog)

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