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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • DIY Birthday Party: Wizard of Oz

    DIY Birthday Party: Wizard of Oz
    Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
  • Contestant tips 'Jeopardy!' cap to cheering crowd

    Contestant tips 'Jeopardy!' cap to cheering crowd
    It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game — in this case, the game show "Jeopardy!" Tom Lynn, of Radnor-Winston, played so well that a crowd of 50 family members, friends and former colleagues and classmates gave him a...
  • Cowardly Lion's lair in Beverly Hills is listed at $25.5 million

    Cowardly Lion's lair in Beverly Hills is listed at $25.5 million
    A Beverly Hills home built for actor Bert Lahr, the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz," is back on the market, this time priced at $25.58 million. Designed by Paul R. Williams in 1941, the gated estate encompasses 1.38 park-like acres. The Connecticut/...
  • Judy Garland's Iconic Dorothy Dress Fetches $480K at Auction

    Judy Garland's Iconic Dorothy Dress Fetches $480K at Auction
    BEVERLY HILLS (KTLA) -- It's a simple blue dress worn by a young girl with big dreams who lives on a farm in Kansas, and now it's heading to a new home after selling at a Beverly Hills auction -- for half a million dollars. Judy Garland launched to...
  • The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing

    The New Yorker's John Lahr quits regular theater reviewing
    One of the most recognizable names in the world of theater criticism is stepping down. John Lahr, the senior theater critic for the New Yorker for close to 20 years, is quitting regular reviewing for the magazine to concentrate on profile writing and book...
  • The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs

    The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs
    Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
  • The Ghosts of 'Tinseltown'

    JAMES STEWART 1908-1997 Best known as: The lovable Everyman in "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington" and other Frank Capra classics; also took edgy turns in Hitchcock thrillers Holiday classic: "It's a Wonderful Life" Oscar? Best Actor in 1940 for "The...
  • Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'

     Osceola Center opens 'The Wizard of Oz'
    Beloved musical "The Wizard of Oz" will open this Friday, Aug. 2, at the Osceola Center for the Arts. The show, based on the classic book by L. Frank Baum, runs through Aug. 11. Garrett Sanders is directing. "The Wizard of Oz" film — released in...
  • Critic's Pick: World 3-D Film Expo III at the Egyptian Theatre

    If you are interested in 3-D, this is your moment. The World 3-D Film Expo III will be finishing its 10-day run Sunday, and between now and then more than a dozen features from the 1950s Golden Age of 3-D will be screened at the Egyptian Theatre at 6712...
  • Dorothy, Superman — Immigrants A Long Way From Home

    Two American icons — Dorothy (from "The Wizard of Oz") and Superman — are turning 75 this year. Sort of. Superman, who first appeared on the cover of Action Comics in 1938, has been celebrating his 75th birthday all year, with a new logo and...
  • Must-See: Witch's Mole and Nose in IMAX 3D's 'Wizard of Oz'

    Sept. 15 was family day at the 75th anniversary unveiling of "The Wizard of Oz" in IMAX 3D at the newly converted TCL Chinese Theatre, formerly Grauman's, in Hollywood, now the largest IMAX theater in the world and where the film premiered in 1939. At...