Wednesday Aug 20
Oz on Film, Part Fifteen: An Inauspicious End to Silent Oz, Part Three
As one of the earliest examples of "Why on earth did they bother buying the rights when they were going to change the story that much?" Larry Semon's The Wizard of Oz has baffled Oz aficionados and film historians for years.
Oz on Film, Part Fourteen: An Inauspicious End to Silent Oz, Part Two
Larry Larry Semon's 1925 silent film The Wizard of Oz takes its title and some of its imagery from L. Frank Baum's famous book, but goes even farther afield than the Baum-Tietjens musical at its wildest.