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The Wizard of Oz


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The great Christmas classic starring Judy Garland with Frank Morgan , Ray Bolger Bert Lahr , Jack Haley
Follow the yellow brick road on a journey to see the Wizard, and on the way meet the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Cowardly Lion - all elements in one of the most magical movies of them all, that has cast its spell on succeeding generations of children. Dorothy, a little girl living on a farm in Kansas, dreams of a fairy-tale world ' somewhere over the rainbow '. Then one day a cyclone hits the farm and soon Dorothy finds herself transported to the wonderful land of Oz.
Director VICTOR FLEMING. Films: pp 17-18


Director: Victor Fleming
Dorothy: Judy Garland
Professor Marvel/The Wizard: Frank Morgan
Hunk/Scarecrow: Ray Bolger
Zeke/Cowardly Lion: Bert Lahr
Hickory/Tin Man: Jack Haley
Glinda: Billie Burke
Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch of the West: Margaret Hamilton
Uncle Henry: Charley Grapewin
Nikko: Pat Walshe
Auntie Em: Clara Blandick
Munchkins: The Singer Midgets
Toto: Himself

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