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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' lacks brains, heart, nerve

    'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return' lacks brains, heart, nerve
    "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" picks up where L. Frank Baum's "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" (and Victor Fleming's 1939 live-action adaptation "The Wizard of Oz") left off. But the new 3-D animation feels like a formulaic knockoff of the original,...
  • "The Wizard Of Oz" Celebrated Friday At Library In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- The Lucy Robbins Welles Library will transform itself into the Emerald City Friday evening. The library is celebrating the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" with multiple screenings of the classic movie, costumes and snacks from 1939,...
  • Folk group's farewell tour, all-star country group, Grateful Dead member highlight area venue's new season

     
    The farewell tour of a folk group after more than 50 years together, an all-star group featuring the artist who has won more Grammy Awards than any other male country singer, the songwriter from the best-loved jam group of all......
  • "Wizard of Oz" in Philly features winner of Candadian TV show

     
    Philadelphia will host the first stop in the region of the North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s new flashy adaptation of “The Wizard of Oz” staring the winner of a "American Idol"-style show in Canada. Danielle Wade, who stars......
  • DISC REVIEW: Stanley Schumacher's 'No Technique' a hypnotic, experimental journey

     
    "No Technique” is one 42-minute track performed by David Taylor on bass trombone. It is a series of buzzing drones that often remind you of the humming of a bee.It's on trombone player Stanley Schmacher's new CD....
  • TV Picks: 'Breaking Bad' marathon, TCM musicals, Hulu comedies

    "Breaking Bad" marathon (AMC, Friday through Monday). For those whose year has been marred by not being able to discuss "Breaking Bad" at cocktail parties, AMC brings you the parting gift of a series marathon, airing from noon each day, Friday through...
  • On Theater: Lots of 'Love,' from Trudy to Lucy

    With the arrival of 2014 comes a new crop of local theater productions, four of which are chomping at the bit to get on stage this weekend. Leading the pack from South Coast Repertory is "Trudy and Max in Love," by Zoe Kazan, which kicks off the year on...
  • "Oz" gets purely magical millennial-friendly makeover

    "Oz" gets purely magical millennial-friendly makeover
    Be prepared to fall in love all over again with “The Wizard of Oz.” That’s how good the refurbished-from-the-1939-movie musical comedy is. It’s now in a dazzling run through Jan. 19 at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts....
  • Ruth Robinson Duccini, 95, one of the last 'Oz' Munchkins, dies

    Ruth Robinson Duccini, 95, one of the last 'Oz' Munchkins, dies
    Ruth Robinson Duccini, one of the last members of the troupe of diminutive actors who played Munchkins in the 1939 film classic "The Wizard of Oz," died Thursday after a brief illness at a hospice in Las Vegas, said her son, Fred Duccini. She was 95....
  • Ruth Duccini dies at 95; one of the last surviving Munchkins

    Ruth Duccini — who was just over 4 feet tall as an adult — went from Midwestern small-town life to being part of a troupe known and beloved by millions of people worldwide: She was one of the 124 Munchkins who appeared in the 1939 MGM...
  • From Print to Producer: Heavy Metal Magazine Finds Buyers and New Future in Hollywood (EXCLUSIVE)

    The pages of Heavy Metal magazine have long held a soft spot in the hearts of Hollywood filmmakers, with the cult publication giving a voice to fans of science fiction and fantasy since the 1970s. Like every popular aging brand, however, Heavy Metal is...