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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Buyer takes a shining to Jack Nicholson home

    Buyer takes a shining to Jack Nicholson home
    A-list actor Jack Nicholson has sold his longtime retreat in Malibu for $3.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 28-acre property came on the market in February at $4.25 million. Zoned for equestrian use, the spread includes a ranch-style...
  • Interview: New Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen film inspired by 'Wizard of Oz'

    Interview: New Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen film inspired by 'Wizard of Oz'
    Imagine if “The Wizard of Oz” had taken place mostly in Spain. Rather than take the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, the four protagonists take the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. And instead...
  • Youmans: This 'Wizard' is full of innovation

    3-D Theatricals is taking a trip down the yellow brick road. Along the way, the theater production company has implemented modern twists transforming the typical two-dimensional "The Wizard of Oz" into a three-dimensional manifestation of lions, tigers,...
  • Bid three times for home

    IRVINE — Newport Beach entrepreneur and philanthropist Julie Brinkerhoff-Jacobs knows that for 35,000 Orange County residents, "There's no place like home." Helping provide temporarily homeless families and individuals access to shelters and...
  • Karl Slover dies at 93; among the last of the Munchkins

    Karl Slover dies at 93; among the last of the Munchkins
    A dwarf whose father sold him to circus performers, Karl Slover was performing in a vaudeville troupe called the Singer Midgets when he was cast as a Munchkin in the 1939 classic film " The Wizard of Oz." The 4-foot, 4-inch Slover, one of the last of the...
  • Syfy explores how Peter Pan, Hook got to 'Neverland'

    If you're going to mess around with a beloved children's book like James M. Barrie's "Peter Pan," you need someone who's willing to take some risks -- or, perhaps, just Willing. In the case of "Neverland," a two-part Syfy original movie premiering Sunday...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.¬† MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...
  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • Pantages 2013-14 menu offers 'Once,' 'Mormon' and three by Webber

    The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon." The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...
  • 'Oz' fest: Chicago startup creates 'Wizard of Oz'-themed game

    'Oz' fest: Chicago startup creates 'Wizard of Oz'-themed game
    It's not exactly the Yellow Brick Road, but a proverbial hop, skip and a jump up the Kennedy Expressway from the wizard of Oz's birthplace lies the origin of a new kind of Oz creation. More than a century after L. Frank Baum penned "The Wonderful ...
  • 'Oz the Great and Powerful' review: This wand is broken

    'Oz the Great and Powerful' review: This wand is broken
    ** (out of four) If “Oz the Great and Powerful” only had a brain. And heart. And courage. Even then it’d still have James Franco, who should never again collaborate with director Sam Raimi. Franco's turn as Peter Parker's pal/nemesis...