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The Wizard of Oz

The Wizard of Oz(1939)

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Brief Synopsis

A Kansas farm girl dreams herself into a magical land where she must fight a wicked witch to escape.

Cast & Crew

Victor Fleming Director
King Vidor Director
Judy Garland Dorothy [Gale]
Frank Morgan Professor Marvel [/The Wizard of Oz/Doorkeeper of Emerald City/The coach driver/Wizard's doorkeeper]
Ray Bolger "Hunk" [/The Scarecrow]
Bert Lahr "Zeke" [/The Cowardly Lion]
Jack Haley "Hickory" [/The Tin Man]
Margaret Hamilton Miss [Almira] Gulch [/The Wicked Witch of the West]
Charley Grapewin Uncle Henry
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  G Premiere Info:  World premiere in Oconomowoc, WI: 12 Aug 1939; Hollywood premiere: 15 Aug 1939; New York premiere: 17 Aug 1939
Release Date:  1939 Production Date:  A Victor Fleming Production
VHS
Color/B&W:  Black and White (Sepiatone), Color (Technicolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  DTS (re-release), Dolby Digital (re-release), Mono (Western Electric Sound System), SDDS (re-release) Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  97 or 101 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,167    
Duration(reels):  10    

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  • Ding Dong

    Samsee 2014-02-03

    I know the song was banned from radio play last year in the UK because it shot up the charts following the death of Margaret Thatcher. I'm surprised... MORE>

  • Ding Dong Ditch(ed)

    MatineeMan 2014-02-02

    Years ago this meant ringing doorbells and running. But now it looks like it means this song will never be in a broadcast. With seeing another mention it,... MORE>

  • Ding Dong this Song is Dead

    largolass 2014-02-02

    Interesting that this film aired tonight, during "Oscar" month, and they cut out the song "Ding, Dong the Witch is Dead". Did anyone... MORE>