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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

Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  PG 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
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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  • On the rag.

    Jay Nunnally Allen 2019-07-08

    The Wizard of Oz is the rare film that's so good it's become nearly deified. That fact, however, shouldn't change, or obligate, one's... MORE>

  • nothing to get excited about..

    a.morris 2018-04-30

    if this was a pop or rock would be hotel California by the eagles. MORE>

  • 1939!!!!!

    frank r. lopez 2017-07-23

    The greatest year in filmmaking is 1939.....ding dong! This movie is soooo perfect. Winner of three Oscars and should have won more but the competition was... MORE>