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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Technicolor's Major Milestones After 100 Years of Innovation

    1915: The Beginning MIT graduates Herbert Kalmus, Daniel Frost Comstock and W. Burton Westcott used the success of their first business venture - the chemical process development firm Kalmus, Comstock and Westcott - to build upon Kalmus' prediction that...
  • 'Gone with the Wind,' 'Wizard of Oz' 75th anniversary screenings in Bethlehem

    It's easy to see why 1939 is often cited as the most exquisite year in Hollywood history. Directors Frank Capra, John Ford and Howard Hawks were at the top of the their game, with "Mr. Smith Goes to Washington," " Stagecoach" and "Only Angels Have...
  • Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience

    Canyon Ranch: An Uber Spa Experience
    LENOX, Mass. — If you've ever wondered if a spa visit is really worth it — or can change your life —- the following story should erase all doubt. I recently spent four days at Canyon Ranch, the world-famous Arizona-based health spa...
  • Film Review: 'Interstellar' stretches time and plausibility

    Film Review: 'Interstellar' stretches time and plausibility
    There are few things I find more gratifying than to have my faith in a favorite filmmaker once again renewed. Unfortunately, in the case of “Interstellar,” that filmmaker is Stanley Kubrick, not Christopher Nolan. Nolan's new movie is a...
  • Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12

    Best bets in and around the north and northwest suburbs, Nov. 6-12
    These are some highlights of events this weekend and beyond in the North and Northwest suburbs. Listings are subject to change. Please call the venue in advance. To submit an event for consideration, please visit: . Woodlands Academy's adaptation of...
  • Weekend preview: Where the girls are

    Weekend preview: Where the girls are
    One of the most painful civic embarrassments in Fort Lauderdale’s 103-year history — rivaled only by the wood-shrouded plot on Las Olas where the humble and useful Hyde Park Market gave its life for a developer’s pipe dream —...
  • Hot Property at 30: A look back

    Hot Property at 30: A look back
    Hot Property was just a kernel of an idea when Ruth Ryon proposed it in 1984 to Dick Turpin, then-editor of The Times' Real Estate section. The reporter thought there could be a column in the short stories she had started writing on notable people and...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches more than $3 million

    'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion costume fetches more than $3 million
    A Cowardly Lion costume worn by Bert Lahr in the 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz" sold for more than $3 million at a New York City auction of Hollywood memorabilia on Monday, according to the Bonhams New York auction house. Organized in conjunction with...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion suit, Casablanca piano auctioned for millions

    'Wizard of Oz' Cowardly Lion suit, Casablanca piano auctioned for millions
    The Cowardly Lion costume worn in the film "The Wizard of Oz," including the sculpted likeness of actor Bert Lahr's face, was auctioned for nearly $3.1 million. Hollywood memorabilia sold by Bonham's auction house on Monday night also included a piano...
  • Melissa McCarthy joins the ranks of celebrity fashion moguls

    Melissa McCarthy joins the ranks of celebrity fashion moguls
    Emmy-winning, Oscar-nominated actress Melissa McCarthy is the latest star to jump on the celebrity fashion brand bandwagon according to a report in fashion industry trade paper WWD, which reports McCarthy has inked a deal with Sunrise Brands to "create...
  • Film's golden year, 1939, included 'Gone With the Wind,' 'Wizard of Oz'

    Film's golden year, 1939, included 'Gone With the Wind,' 'Wizard of Oz'
    Hollywood has arguably never had such a remarkable year as 1939. The studios released some of its most popular and accomplished films, including the best picture Oscar winner "Gone With the Wind," the beloved musical fantasy "The Wizard of Oz" and John...