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The Wizard of Oz

Author: Victor FlemingMervyn LeRoyJudy GarlandRay BolgerBert LahrAll authors
Publisher: Culver City, CA : MGM/UA Home Video : Turner Entertainment Co., 1991.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the wizard who can help her return home. 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 Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Children's films
Drama
Fantasy films
Fiction films
Film adaptations
Musical films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Musicals
Fantasy
Named Person: L Frank Baum; Dorothy Gale, (Fictitious character); Wizard, of Oz (Fictitious character); Scarecrow, (Fictitious character from Baum); Cowardly Lion, (Fictitious character); L Frank Baum; Cowardly Lion, (Fictitious character); Dorothy Gale, (Fictitious character); Scarecrow, (Fictitious character from Baum); Wizard, of Oz (Fictitious character)
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Fleming; Mervyn LeRoy; Judy Garland; Ray Bolger; Bert Lahr; Jack Haley; L Frank Baum; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.; Loew's Incorporated.; MGM/UA Home Video (Firm); Turner Entertainment Co.
ISBN: 0792808169 9780792808169
OCLC Number: 24535612
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the book of the same title by L. Frank Baum.
Credits: Director, Victor Fleming ; producer, Mervyn LeRoy ; screenplay, Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley from the book by L. Frank Baum ; musical adaptation by Herbert Stothart ; lyrics by E.Y. Harburg ; music, Harold Arlen ; musical numbers staged by Bobby Connolly ; photographed by Harold Rosson ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; special effects, Arnold Gillespie ; character make-ups created by Jack Dawn ; film editor, Blanche Sewell.
Performer(s): Cast: Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton.
Event notes: Videocassette release of the 1939 motion picture.
Awards: Special Academy Award for outstanding performance as a screen juvenile (Judy Garland), Oscars for best music, original score (Herbert Stothart) and best music, song (music, Harold Arlen, and lyrics, E.Y. Harburg).
Target Audience: Rated G.
Description: 1 videocassette (1 hr., 43 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Wizard of Oz (Motion picture : 1939)
Responsibility: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer ; produced by Loew's Incorporated ; a Victor Fleming production.

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Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the wizard who can help her return home. 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 Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.

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