The Wizard of Oz 80th Anniversary (1939) presented by TCM
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Movie Info & Cast
- Judy Garland
- Frank Morgan
- Ray Bolger
- Bert Lahr
- Jack Haley
- Billie Burke
- Margaret Hamilton
- Charley Grapewin
- Pat Walshe
- Clara Blandick
Did You Know?
- Judy Garland would later refer to the pint-sized Oscar Juvenile Award she won at 1939's Academy Awards as the Munchkin Award.
- During the twister scenes, as Aunt Em is calling for Dorothy, there are some objects in the background (including a tree that isn't blowing) that disappear when Dorothy arrives and tries to get Aunt Em to let her in the storm cellar.
- Auntie Em: Now you go feed those hogs before they worry themselves into anemia!
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You see things you never saw better, when you see it on the big screen. So glad we went!
This has always been one of my favorite movies and to finally see it on the big screen in my fifties was very fantastic
This wonderful romp of a movie looks magical on the big screen: colors are a picnic for the eyes, details loom so clearly you can practically touch them and there's a sense of the larger-than-life with a film that's already larger than life.
Not only is it wonderfully entertaining, but the issues it addresses, and the way it presents them, are both universal and deeply personal. And therein lies The Wizard of Oz's true magic.
The Wizard of Oz remains the weirdest, scariest, kookiest, most haunting and indelible kid-flick-that's-really-for-adults ever made in Hollywood.