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Happy 71st Anniversary 'Wizard of Oz'

Happy 71st Anniversary 'Wizard of Oz'
Today is the 71st anniversary of the release of the classic film ‘The Wizard of Oz’ starring Judy Garland. To celebrate the Smithsonian Snapshot shared this picture of the original Scarecrow costume which is currently in their archives.  They also share: On Aug. 25, 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” debuted in theaters nationwide. Ray Bolger... Read more »

Seniors and Children and Queers - OH MY! Turn out for Wizard of Oz

Alright, who went to see The Wizard of Oz last night at your local cinema? If you didn’t, then you shame on you because you are definitely not ‘a friend of Dorothy.’  A few of my friends poo-pooed the idea of going to see the classic 1939 Wizard of Oz, and all I can say... Read more »

Happy Wizard of Oz Day

Photo Credit:mysealia via Flickr 70 years ago today, after several years of production and changes in directors who reshot many scenes – The Wizard of Oz premiered. (Thanks to my friend David for pointing that out.)  And now for one night only you’ll get to see The Wizard of Oz like you’ve never seen it... Read more »

Catch 'The Wizard of Oz' on the big outdoor screen July 15

Photo Credit: MGM/Turner Classics Enjoy the Block Musuem Summer Cinema program with a screening of the Wizard of Oz on July 15. Have you been enjoying summer so far?  Some of the best fun I’ve had thus far was watching “Mamma Mia” at Hollywood Beach when the Reeling Film Festival presented it a few weeks... Read more »