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21 hrs ago | Newsday

'Wizard of Oz,' more films that prove 1939 was the greatest year in movies

Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy and Jack Haley as the Tin Man in a scene from 1939's "The Wizard of Oz."

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Yesterday | DNA India

Harry Potter reunion could have happened in 'The Wizard Of Oz', reveals Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe has revealed that there were plans to remake of Judy Garland's 'The Wizard of Oz', in which he would have been starring with his 'Harry Potter' co-stars.

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Yesterday | Berkshire Eagle

at Tanglewood: Pops goes the 'Wizard'

More people have seen "The Wizard of Oz" than any other film, according to the Library of Congress, thanks to television and multiple home video releases.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Advocate

40 Under 40: Writers Lena Waithe and Justin Simien Show Hollywood It's More Than Just Black & White

In the pilot presentation of Twenties - a series about young adulthood seen from the point of view of a black lesbian - the main character, Hattie, answers a hot-button question about cinematic preference during a vlogging session.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

RGT Online

SLS builds future of its own on Sahara's past

After the final hand of blackjack was played and the last customers were ushered out of the Sahara on May 16, 2011, operator Sam Nazarian taped a handwritten note to the hotel-casino's padlocked front doors: "Be back soon!" Standing there 39 months later, Nazarian gazed toward the remodeled casino and resort now called SLS Las Vegas Hotel Casino - ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Hispanic Business

Judy Garland: Frozen in time, looking over the rainbow

One reason she made such an impact in "The Wizard of Oz," a mega-budget production released in 1939, was simple: her voice.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Salt Lake Tribune

Theater review: Witches fly in Tuacahn's 'Wizard of Oz'

Ivins a Given Tuacahn's propensity for creating live theater as a spectacle, you have to think that director Timothy Threlfall was rubbing his hands together in anticipation of staging "The Wizard of Oz."

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Special effects took real wizardry

Seventy-five years ago, special effects had to be truly special. If you wanted visual sorcery that left audiences spellbound, it took a movie MacGyver to make some magic.

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YourObserver

Theater Review: 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow'08/15/14 Read Marty...

What are the connections between Bette Midler and Judy Garland? If you've ever asked yourself that question, Katy Halenda's "Somewhere Over the Rose" will answer it.

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All About Jazz

CD/DOWNLOAD/ALBUM: Father Knew Best: Kiki Ebsen Records a Jazz...

Scarecrow Sessions, due September 30, is comprised of standards and songs associated with her father's showbiz career; "If I Only Had A Brain" is the No.

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Switched

7 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Wizard Of Oz,' Even If It's Your Favorite Movie

"The Wizard of Oz" had its Hollywood premiere on Aug. 16, 1939, which means the classic is celebrating its 75th anniversary.

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The Economist

Ozplay

THIS year marks the 75th anniversary of Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's Technicolor adaptation of L. Frank Baum's beloved children's book, "The Wizard of Oz".

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

WIXY-FM Champaign

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TODAY IN HOLLYWOOD HISTORY: Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Judy Garland as Dorothy, and Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman, sing in this scene from "The Wizard of Oz," distributed by Warner Bros.

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Alabama Live

Movies in the Park continues Friday with 'The Wizard of Oz'; grab dinner at food truck event

Judy Garland, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger in the 1939 film, 'The Wizard of Oz.' The Historic Huntsville Foundation will show the film as part of its Movies in the Park series on Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. in Big Spring Park, behind the Huntsville Museum of Art.

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WTOP-FM Washington

The truth behind 'The Wizard of Oz'

Flying monkeys, ruby slippers and dueling witches. These images have come to epitomize the Hollywood version of "The Wizard of Oz," which turns 75 years old this week.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

KRAV-FM Tulsa

Wizard of Oz film

Judy Garland , US actress and singer, Ray Bolger , US actor, Bert Lahr , US actor and comedian, and Jack Haley , US actor, all in costume, in a publicity still from the film, 'The Wizard of Oz', 1939.

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Christian Science Monitor

Famous movie lines: How well do you know them?

Dorothy Gale, who delivers the line in 'The Wizard of Oz,' is a farm girl from Kansas who lives with her Aunt Em and Uncle Henry.

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UPI

Almanac for Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014

Those born on this date are under the sign of Leo. They include social reformer Lucy Stone in 1818; sharpshooter Annie Oakley in 1860; Scottish inventor John Baird, a pioneer in television technology, in 1888; actors Bert Lahr in 1895, Regis Toomey in 1898 and Charles "Buddy" Rogers in 1904; film director Alfred Hitchcock in 1899; bandleader ... (more)

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The Arizona Republic

Top 10 kids' books turned into movies

Top 10 kids' books turned into movies "The Wizard of Oz," "Willy Wonka," "Hugo" and more children's-lit classics turned into great movies.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

KWTX

Good Morning

Good morning, it's Tuesday, August 12, the 224th day of 2014. There are 141 days left in the year.

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