The Wizard of Oz

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Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video [distributor], c2005.
Three-disc collector's edition
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3 DVDs (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color and black and white (sepia tone) ; 4 3/4 in. 
MPAA rating: G.


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Title from container.
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Based on the novel: The wonderful Wizard of Oz / by L. Frank Baum.
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
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Special features: Disc 1. Ultra-resolution restored 1939 movie ; The wonderful Wizard of Oz storybook ; Prettier than ever : the restoration of Oz ; We haven't really met properly... : character bios ; music-only track ; theatrical trailers -- Disc 2. The wonderful World of Oz : the making of a movie classic (1990 TV special) ; memories of Oz (2001 TCM documentary) ; The art of imagination : a tribute to Oz ; Because of the wonderful things it does : the legacy of Oz ; Harold Arlen's home movies ; outtakes and deleted scenes ; special effects sequences ; from the vault : another romance of celluloid : electrical power (1938 MGM short), cavalcade of Academy Awards (1939 newsreel), Texas contest winners 1939 trailer ; audio vault (selection only) ; Leo is on the air radio promo ; Good News of 1939 radio show ; 12/25/1950 Lux Radio Theater broadcast ; stills galleries -- Disc 3. L. Frank Baum : the man behind the curtain ; The Wizard of Oz (1910 short) ; The magic cloak of Oz (1914 short) ; His majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz (1914 feature) ; The Wizard of Oz (1925 feature) ; The Wizard of Oz (1933 animated short).
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Collector's treasury: 1939 promotional portfolio. The Wizard of Oz comes to life : Grauman's Chinese Theatre souvenir premiere program, August 15, 1939 ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio News : IntraCorporate newspaper, volume VI, number 22, specifically celebrating the release of The Wizard of Oz, Monday, August 14, 1939 ; Photoplay studies : rare secondary education Scholastic guide, volume V, number 12, in honor of The Wizard of Oz, series of [August] 1939 ; Campaign book : a page showing 1939 studio-designed posters available to exhibitors ; Facsimiles of premiere invitation and ticket : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio Invitation and a newly designed commemorative theatre ticket to the premiere of The Wizard of Oz at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, August 15, 1939 -- 1939 Kodachrome portfolio. Reproductions of original 1939 Kodachrome publicity art : ten portraits and on-set photographs.
Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; original music, Harold Arlen ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; costume designer, Adrian.
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, The Munchkins.
When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog, Toto, and starts to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return home, she begins to travel to the city of Oz where a great wizard lives. On her way she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the all-mighty Wizard of Oz will help them, but they have to get to the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G.
System Details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, dual-layer.
In English with dubbed French dialogue and French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
National Film Registry, 1989.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Fleming, V., Garland, J., Morgan, F., Bolger, R., Lahr, B., Haley, J., Burke, B., Hamilton, M., Grapewin, C., & Baum, L. F. 1. (2005). The Wizard of Oz (Three-disc collector's edition). Warner Home Video [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Victor Fleming et al.. 2005. The Wizard of Oz. Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video [distributor].

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Victor Fleming et al.. The Wizard of Oz Burbank, CA: Warner Home Video [distributor], 2005.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Fleming, Victor, et al. The Wizard of Oz Three-disc collector's edition, Warner Home Video [distributor], 2005.

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