The Wizard of Oz1939
Released in the USA on August 12 of 1939, "The Wizard of Oz" (also known as "Mago di Oz, Il", "Zauberer von Oz, Der", "Hexer von Oz, Der") is an Adventure/Family/Fantasy/Musical film directed by Victor Fleming and Richard Thorpe . Judy Garland is starring, alongside Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley and Billie Burke.
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Who is the director of "The Wizard of Oz":
The Wizard of Oz was directed by Victor Fleming and Richard Thorpe.
Victor Fleming was an American director, cinematographer, producer, and actor. Before directing The Wizard of Oz, he had directed The Great Waltz, released in 1938, Test Pilot (1938), Captains Courageous (1937), The Good Earth (1937), Reckless (1935), and Treasure Island (1934). Since, Victor Fleming directed Gone with the Wind, released in 1939, They Dare Not Love (1941), Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941), Tortilla Flat (1942), A Guy Named Joe (1943), and Adventure (1945).
Richard Thorpe was an American director, writer, actor, and producer. Before The Wizard of Oz, he had directed Tarzan Finds a Son!, released in 1939, The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1939), Three Loves Has Nancy (1938), The Crowd Roars (1938), The Toy Wife (1938), and Man-Proof (1938). Since, Richard Thorpe directed 20 Mule Team, released in 1940, Wyoming (1940), Rage in Heaven (1941), The Bad Man (1941), Barnacle Bill (1941), and Tarzan's Secret Treasure (1941).
When was "The Wizard of Oz" released:
The Wizard of Oz was first released in the United States on Saturday, August 12, 1939.. This was eighty (80) years ago.
It has been released on Friday, December 15, 2006 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, June 26, 1946 in France; Thursday, April 19, 1951 in Germany; Thursday, December 04, 1947 in Italy; Monday, March 19, 1945 in Spain; Thursday, April 18, 1940 in Australia and on Wednesday, December 22, 1954 in Japan.
What is the casting of "The Wizard of Oz":
At the casting of The Wizard of Oz we find Judy Garland, previously seen in Listen, Darling (1938) and Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938); Frank Morgan (Broadway Serenade (1939), Sweethearts (1938)); Ray Bolger (Sweethearts (1938), The Girl of the Golden West (1938)) [ more... ]
- Frank Morgan and Ray Bolger also appeared in Sweethearts, released in 1938.
What is the Storyline of "The Wizard of Oz":
Twelve-year-old Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) lives in rural Kansas with her Aunt Em (Clara Blandick), Uncle Henry (Charles Grapewin), and three farm hands, Hickory (Jack Haley), Hunk (Ray Bolger), and Zeke (Bert Lahr). When irascible townswoman Miss Almira Gulch (Margaret Hamilton) is bitten by Dorothy's dog Toto, she gets a sheriff's order and takes Toto away to be euthanized. He escapes and returns to Dorothy, and fearing for his life, she runs away with him.
Dorothy soon encounters a fortune teller [...]
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