Wizard of Oz

Language and/or Subtitles: English
Format: DVD 2005
Availability: Available at 1 Library 1 of 2 copies
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South Park Library Juvenile AV jDVD WIZ
Location  South Park Library
Collection  Juvenile AV
Call Number  jDVD WIZ
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Northland Public Library Audio Video ON HOLDSHELF
Location  Northland Public Library
Collection  Audio Video
The story of Dorothy, the Lion, the Tinman, the Scarecrow, and the Wicked Witch of the West, with state-of-the-art ultra-resolution picture quality and 13+ hours of bonus features, including a documentary on creator L. Frank Baum and 1925 silent version.
Special features: Disc 1: Ultra-resolution restored 1939 movie; The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Storybook; "Prettier than ever: The restoration of Oz"; We haven't really met properly...: character bios; music-only track; theatrical trailers; Disc 2: "The Wonderful World of Oz: The making of a movie classic" (1990 TV special); memories of Oz (2001 TCM documentary); "The art of imagination: A tribute to Oz"; "Because of the wonderful things it does: The legacy of Oz"; Harold Arlen's home movies; outtakes and deleted scenes; special effects sequences; from the vault: "Another romance of celluloid: electrical power" (1938 MGM short), cavalcade of Academy Awards (1939 newsreel), Texas contest winners 1939 trailer; audio vault (selection only); "Leo is on the air" radio promo; Good News of 1939 radio show; 12/25/1950 Lux Radio Theater broadcast; stills galleries; Disc 3: Saluting L. Frank Baum: the man behind the curtain documentary; Earlier visualizations of Oz on screen: The Wizard of Oz (1910), The Magic clock of Oz (1914), His majesty, the scarecrow of Oz (1914), The Wizard of oz (1925): restored silent version beaturing Oliver Handy and a new score by Robert Israel, The Wizard of Oz (1933 cartoon).
Additional Information
Subjects Gale, Dorothy -- (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Wizard, -- of Oz (Fictitious character) -- Drama.
Good and evil -- Drama.
Musical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Publisher Burbank, CA :Warner Home Video [distributor],2005
Edition Three-disc collector's ed., full screen ed.
Other Titles Wizard of Oz.
Contributors Fleming, Victor, 1889-1949.
Garland, Judy.
Morgan, Frank, 1890-1949.
Bolger, Ray.
Lahr, Bert, 1895-1967.
Haley, Jack, 1897-1979.
Burke, Billie, 1885-1970.
Hamilton, Margaret, 1902-1985.
Grapewin, Charles, 1869-1956.
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919. Wizard of Oz.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, The Munchkins.
Other Contributors Director of photography, Harold Rosson ; art director, Cedric Gibbons ; original music, Harold Arlen ; editor, Blanche Sewell ; costume designer, Adrian.
Audience MPAA rating: G.
Language English
In English with dubbed French dialogue and French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned in English.
Notes Title from container.
Based on the novel: The wonderful Wizard of Oz / by L. Frank Baum.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Special features: Disc 1. Ultra-resolution restored 1939 movie ; The wonderful Wizard of Oz storybook ; Prettier than ever : the restoration of Oz ; We haven't really met properly... : character bios ; music-only track ; theatrical trailers -- Disc 2. The wonderful World of Oz : the making of a movie classic (1990 TV special) ; memories of Oz (2001 TCM documentary) ; The art of imagination : a tribute to Oz ; Because of the wonderful things it does : the legacy of Oz ; Harold Arlen's home movies ; outtakes and deleted scenes ; special effects sequences ; from the vault : another romance of celluloid : electrical power (1938 MGM short), cavalcade of Academy Awards (1939 newsreel), Texas contest winners 1939 trailer ; audio vault (selection only) ; Leo is on the air radio promo ; Good News of 1939 radio show ; 12/25/1950 Lux Radio Theater broadcast ; stills galleries -- Disc 3. L. Frank Baum : the man behind the curtain ; The Wizard of Oz (1910 short) ; The magic cloak of Oz (1914 short) ; His majesty, the Scarecrow of Oz (1914 feature) ; The Wizard of Oz (1925 feature) ; The Wizard of Oz (1933 animated short).
Collector's treasury: 1939 promotional portfolio. The Wizard of Oz comes to life : Grauman's Chinese Theatre souvenir premiere program, August 15, 1939 ; Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio News : IntraCorporate newspaper, volume VI, number 22, specifically celebrating the release of The Wizard of Oz, Monday, August 14, 1939 ; Photoplay studies : rare secondary education Scholastic guide, volume V, number 12, in honor of The Wizard of Oz, series of [August] 1939 ; Campaign book : a page showing 1939 studio-designed posters available to exhibitors ; Facsimiles of premiere invitation and ticket : Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer studio Invitation and a newly designed commemorative theatre ticket to the premiere of The Wizard of Oz at Grauman's Chinese Theatre, August 15, 1939 -- 1939 Kodachrome portfolio. Reproductions of original 1939 Kodachrome publicity art : ten portraits and on-set photographs.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo, Dolby Digital 1.0 mono, dual-layer.
Description 3 videodiscs (approximately 103 min.) : sound, color and black and white (sepia tone) ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 1419818597
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