Wizard of Oz


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Wizard of Oz

reaches and departs from Oz in circus balloon. [Children’s Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]

Wizard of Oz

false wizard takes up residence in Emerald City. [Am. Lit.: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz]
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In this landmark anniversary year, what better way to bring The Wizard of Oz into the 21st century than to exhibit The Ruby Slipper and Inspirations of Oz Collections in partnership with FIDM," said Karen McTier, Executive Vice President, Domestic Licensing and Worldwide Marketing, Warner Bros.
And The Wizard Of Oz was particularly appealing because it is family theatre.
The event was themed "The Emerald City" in honor of the upcoming 70th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz in 2009.
As part of its annual Mortgage Week, all promotional materials feature characters and lines from The Wizard of Oz, the classic 1939 film starring Judy Garland.
1 -- color) Jerry Maren, a Munchkin in ``The Wizard of Oz,'' autographs a pair or ruby slippers at Santa Clarita Elementary.
Teleflora's The Wizard of Oz Bouquet is a beautifully hand-painted sculpture of the beloved characters, the Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Dorothy and of course little Toto, gracefully skipping down the yellow brick road.
Ninety-two children and 10 adults are in the cast for It's Only Tuesday Productions' presentation of ``The Wizard of Oz,'' which Berry says remains faithful to the 1939 film but includes some songs that the movie cut short or eliminated.
Voted by the American Film Institute (AFI) as the Best Family Film of all time, The Wizard of Oz has charmed audiences of every age for more than 60 years.
OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD: The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic screened the Wizard of Oz and fans like Abby Musker, 11, and Ryan Christopher, from Widnes, dressed up Picture: COLIN LANE
1 -- color) Monica Covitt, 15, right, portrays Dorothy in the CSUN TeenAge Drama Workshop's production of ``The Wizard of Oz.
Entertainment has for the past year been celebrating the 70th anniversary of an iconic American classic, The Wizard of Oz, with a slate of spectacular festivities spanning the globe.