Release Date
25 Aug 1939
MPAA Rating
102 min
Adventure, Family, Fantasy

The Wizard of Oz

In this charming film based on the popular L. Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage. Homework: Constructed Response, Article: The Man behind the Curtain


Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, Norman Taurog, King Vidor


Noel Langley (screenplay), Florence Ryerson (screenplay), Edgar Allan Woolf (screenplay), Noel Langley (adaptation), L. Frank Baum (from the book by)


Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr

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