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Let's go Over the Rainbow: "The Wizard of Oz" (1939), a film by Victor Fleming, Mervyn LeRoy, Richard Thorpe & King Vidor

Posted by Theia - Thursday, August 02nd, 2012

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Directed by Victor Fleming, Mervyn LeRoy, Richard Thorpe & King Vidor, and written by L. Frank Baum, Irving Brecher, William H. Cannon, Herbert Fields, Arthur Freed, Jack Haley, E.Y. Harburg, Samuel Hoffenstein, Bert Lahr, Noel Langley, John Lee Mahin, Herman J. Mankiewicz, Jack Mintz, Florence Ryerson, Sid Silvers and Edgar Allan Woolf, «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, released on August 12 of 1939 in the USA . Judy Garland is starring, alongside Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley and Billie Burke.

Storyline:
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 named Professor Marvel (Frank Morgan in the first of five roles he plays in the film). He guesses Dorothy's situation, acting as if he knew all along. Going in his traveling trailer, he commands her to close her eyes so that he can tell her fortune. While her eyes are shut, Professor Marvel sneaks a look at a photo of Dorothy and Aunt Em, deciding to trick Dorothy into going back home. He tells Dorothy that Aunt Em has fallen ill from grief, causing her to rush back to the farmhouse [...]

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