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The Wizard of Oz [videorecording] / a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture ; a Victor Fleming production; screen play by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley ; produced by Mervyn LeRoy ; directed by Victor Fleming.

Contributor(s): Fleming, Victor, 1883-1949 [drt, pro] | Ryerson, Florence aus | Langley, Noel aus, 1911-1980 | Woolf, Edgar Allan aus | LeRoy, Mervyn, 1900-1987 [pro] | Rosson, Harold, 1895-1988 [cng] | Gibbons, Cedric [ard] | Sewell, Blanche [flm] | Arlen, Harold [cmp] | Adrian, Gilbert [cst] | Garland, Judy, 1922-1969 [act] | Morgan, Frank [act] | Bolger, Ray [act] | Lahr, Bert [act] | Haley, Jack [act] | Burke, Billie [act] | Hamilton, Margaret [act] | Grapewin, Charles, 1869-1956 [act] | Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer | Warner Home Video (Firm) | Turner Entertainment Co.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialPublisher: Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, 2009. 2009Edition: Special ed.Description: 2 videodisc (102 min.) : sd., b & w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 883929092970.Subject(s): Good and evil -- Drama | Wizard of Oz (Fictitious character) -- Drama | June2011Genre/Form: Feature films | Musical films | Fantasy filmsDDC classification: 791.4372
Production Credits: Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; original music, Harold Arlen ; costume designer, Gilbert Adrian.
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, The Munchkins.Summary: When a neighbor tries to have her dog Toto put to sleep, Dorothy takes Toto and runs 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 reach the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.
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Baccah 791.4372 WIZ (Browse shelf) 12344 Not for loan 2 DVDs 000024209
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Originally released as a motion picture in 1939

Based on the novel "The wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum.

Special features: Disc 1: Feature film; commentary by historican John Fricke including archival interviews with cast, crew and Family Restoration featurette; illustrated video storybook and supporting cast profile roundup. Disc 2: "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: the making of a movie classic" TV special; "Memories of Oz" TV special; archival making-of and retrospective featurettes; Harold Arlen's home movies; tornado tests; outtakes; deleted scenes; extensive stills & theatrical trailer galleries; audio vault includes a jukebox of recording session materials, radio shows and promos; "Off to see the Wizard" TV series excerpt.

Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; original music, Harold Arlen ; costume designer, Gilbert Adrian.

Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, The Munchkins.

When a neighbor tries to have her dog Toto put to sleep, Dorothy takes Toto and runs 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 reach the Emerald City before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them.

MPAA rating: G

DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation preserving the aspect ratio of its original theatrical exhibition; Dolby digital surround 5.1 (English) ; mono (Eng. & French); dual-layer.

English and French language tracks; English, French and Spanish subtitles

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