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Wizard of Oz - by Jérémie Fleury

Written as a novel by L. Frank Baum in 1900, the Wizard of Oz became an acclaimed Technicolor film in 1939. The success of that film led to the exploration of prequels and sequels desperately seeking the fame and recognition that the orignal musical film garnered. Perhaps the boldest iteration was the recreation of the Land of Oz as a theme park in North Carolina’s Beech Mountains. The park was a tremendous attraction for Wizard of Oz lovers, but it closed just ten years after it opened,...

A 'Wizard Of Oz' Theme Park Exists And It's Slightly Disturbing

Written as a novel by L. Frank Baum in 1900, the Wizard of Oz became an acclaimed Technicolor film in 1939. The success of that film led to the exploration of prequels and sequels desperately seeking the fame and recognition that the orignal musical film garnered. Perhaps the boldest iteration was the recreation of the Land of Oz as a theme park in North Carolina’s Beech Mountains. The park was a tremendous attraction for Wizard of Oz lovers, but it closed just ten years after it opened,...

I just ADORED the OZ books when I was in grade school. Read the series 5 or 6 times. I dressed as OZma of OZ for Halloween one year and was devastated when NO ONE had heard of her, assuming I was Glinda the Good Witch from the movie. To them, I retorted, "Oh yeah? Well in the book, the ruby slippers were SILVER." I was that girl.

Frank Baum wrote not one but thirteen sequels to The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Because of letter sent by fans for more books Baum wrote a new Oz book almost every year until his death.

General Fiction, Fun Read, Graphic Novel, Sophisticated Picture Book    Google Image Result for http://blog.firstbook.org/wp-content/uploads/2010/07/the-wizard-of-oz2.jpg

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum Public libraries in Chicago banned the book because of its “ungodly” influence “for depicting women in strong leadership roles.

Still photo of Emerald City from 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. Photo courtesy totalfilm.com  :: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum was a best selling book in the year 1900.  It appeared as a stage play in 1902 under the simplified name The Wizard of Oz. And the 1939 Warner Brothers movie adaptation, starring Judy Garland with Bert Lahr, Jack Haley and Ray Bolger, and featuring a magnificent music score by Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg, remains an icon of pop culture.

The yellow brick road in the Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum is a spiritual metaphor representing a proverbial golden path to an enticing promised land, a land of one's hopes and dreams, of one's deepest desire for fulfillment.

They showed the movie once a year when I was a kid and mom made fudge that night........The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Vintage The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Quilting Fabric Block

Based on the 1900 children's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, the film stars Judy Garland, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, and Frank Morgan, with Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Clara Blandick and the Singer Midgets as the Munchkins.  Notable for its use of special effects, Technicolor, fantasy storytelling and unusual characters, It has become, over the years, one of the best known of all films.

How to Dress Up As Dorothy in the Wizard of Oz. Dorothy Gale is the main character of both the 1900 children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz and the 1939 film classic The Wizard of Oz. Her look is iconic, from her blue and white dress.

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz artwork by Traci Van Wagoner is a fun and colorful depiction of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz published in 1900 with the tornado spinning the house out of a book and into the land of Oz with Dorothy, Toto, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, and Scarecrow standing on the yellow brick road looking out over the rainbow to the Emerald Castle in the distance. To their right is the Wicked Witch of the West's castle and above them floats a green and white hot air...

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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz artwork by Traci Van Wagoner is a fun and colorful depiction of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz published in 1900 with the tornado spinning the house out of a book and into the land of Oz with Dorothy, Toto, Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, and Scarecrow standing on the yellow brick road looking out over the rainbow to the Emerald Castle in the distance. To their right is the Wicked Witch of the West's castle and above them floats a green and white hot air...

The illustrator W.W. Henslow was the first to draw Dorothys now-iconic companions, pictured on the cover of the first edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.

Following The Yellow Brick Road Back To The Origins Of 'Oz'

The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, book by L. Frank Baum and W.

The wonderful wizard of Oz 1900

The wonderful wizard of Oz 1900 original drawing DW Denslow

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