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.
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.
Is Kidman's villain the baddest?
X FACTOR judge Redfoo was reportedly the victim of a violent glassing overnight.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
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.
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."
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.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
"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 ."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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."
Sat Aug 23, 2014
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."
Fri Aug 22, 2014
'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."
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.
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.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
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.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
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)
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.