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Thursday | Examiner.com

Oz on Film, Part Nineteen: Animated Oz

Now, given that the article just before this one finished up with me talking about Judy Garland, you'd think that would provide a perfect segue into the subject of the Oz-related movie which made her an overnight sensation, wouldn't you? There is, in fact, one more screen trip to Oz until we get to the one that over a billion people have taken.

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Thursday | SF Site

A Brief Guide to Oz: 75 Years of Going Over the Rainbow by Paul Simpson

Paul Simpson Paul Simpson is the author or co-author of over a dozen non-fiction books including an acclaimed round-up of conspiracy theories.

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Thursday | NEWS.com.au

Is Kidman's villain the baddest?

X FACTOR judge Redfoo was reportedly the victim of a violent glassing overnight.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

Deseret News

10 fun facts about 'The Wizard of Oz' and 'Mary Poppins'

"The Wizard of Oz," starring Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, celebrates its 75th anniversary on Aug. 25, and "Mary Poppins," starring Julie Andrews, celebrates its 50th anniversary on Aug. 27. Following are fun facts about the two movies.

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The Wichita Eagle

Follow these cookbooks to find Yellow Brick Cornbread

That Oz-themed cookbook is one of three that we tracked down in honor of the 75th anniversary of the film version of "The Wizard of Oz."

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National Review Online

SlideshowThe Wizard of Oz

This month marks the 75th anniversary of the release of the classic fantasy film The Wizard of Oz in 1939, one of the most beloved films from Hollywood's golden era.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Boston.com

"Oz with Orchestra' Entrances Tanglewood Crowd of All Ages

Almost exactly 75 years after "The Wizard of Oz" debuted in theaters, the Tanglewood grounds surrounding the Koussevitzky Music Shed were transformed into a land of Berkshires-meets-Oz for the Boston Pops' Aug. 22 performance of " Oz with Orchestra ."

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Examiner.com

On this Day in Movie History, August 25, 1939: The Wizard of Oz debuts

On this day in 1939, The Wizard of Oz , which will become one of the best-loved movies in history, opens in theaters around the United States.

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National Public Radio

From Carpet-Wetter To Film Icon: How Terry The Terrier Became Toto

It was the kind of moment that has defined the lives of many young performers and future stars.

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The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

August 25, Peter Snow at BookCourt

The article focused on the then-Mayor Hylan who accused mayoral candidate Frank D. Waterman for paying bribes.

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She Knows

The dark and secret history of making The Wizard of Oz

We're excited that The Wizard of Oz is 75 years old! But we were shocked to find out how many terrible tales are associated with the making of this film, which was way back in 1939.

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ABC News

PHOTO: 75 Years Since Toto and Dorothy Arrived in Oz

Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Judy Garland, and Bert Lahr in costume as they dance along the yellow brick road in a publicity still from the film "The Wizard of Oz," 1939.

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Wizard of Oz forever linked to Kansasa legacy

SCARECROW: "I cannot understand why you should wish to leave this beautiful country and go back to the dry, gray place you call Kansas."

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Sat Aug 23, 2014

Bend Bulletin

Redmond girl gets role of a lifetime

Dorothy, played by Skylar Adams, talks to the Scarecrow, played by Tommy Kuchulis, during a rehearsal for "The Wizard of Oz."

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Newsday

'Wizard of Oz,' more films that prove 1939 was the greatest year in movies

Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy and Jack Haley as the Tin Man in a scene from 1939's "The Wizard of Oz."

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DNA India

Harry Potter reunion could have happened in 'The Wizard Of Oz', reveals Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that there were plans to remake of Judy Garland's 'The Wizard of Oz', in which he would have been starring with his 'Harry Potter' co-stars.

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Berkshire Eagle

at Tanglewood: Pops goes the 'Wizard'

More people have seen "The Wizard of Oz" than any other film, according to the Library of Congress, thanks to television and multiple home video releases.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Advocate

40 Under 40: Writers Lena Waithe and Justin Simien Show Hollywood It's More Than Just Black & White

In the pilot presentation of Twenties - a series about young adulthood seen from the point of view of a black lesbian - the main character, Hattie, answers a hot-button question about cinematic preference during a vlogging session.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

RGT Online

SLS builds future of its own on Sahara's past

After the final hand of blackjack was played and the last customers were ushered out of the Sahara on May 16, 2011, operator Sam Nazarian taped a handwritten note to the hotel-casino's padlocked front doors: "Be back soon!" Standing there 39 months later, Nazarian gazed toward the remodeled casino and resort now called SLS Las Vegas Hotel Casino - ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Judy Garland: Frozen in time, looking over the rainbow

One reason she made such an impact in "The Wizard of Oz," a mega-budget production released in 1939, was simple: her voice.

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