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The Resource The Wizard of Oz, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Victor Fleming production ; screen play by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley ; produced by Mervyn LeRoy ; directed by Victor Fleming ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture

The Wizard of Oz, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Victor Fleming production ; screen play by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley ; produced by Mervyn LeRoy ; directed by Victor Fleming ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture

Label
The Wizard of Oz
Title
The Wizard of Oz
Statement of responsibility
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Victor Fleming production ; screen play by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley ; produced by Mervyn LeRoy ; directed by Victor Fleming ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
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Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Dorothy and her dog Toto live on a farm in Kansas. They get caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here Dorothy makes some memorable friends and must defeat her foes on her long journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who, everyone says, can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, a heart, and courage
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Awards note
Academy Awards, 1940: Best Music, Original Score (Herbert Stothart) ; Best Music, Original Song (Over the rainbow: Harold Arlen, music and E.Y. Harburg, lyrics). Original film selected for the National Film Registry, Library of Congress, 1998.
Cataloging source
SWW
Characteristic
videorecording
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Wizard of Oz (Motion picture : 1939)
Credits note
Photographed by Harold Rosson ; film editor, Blanche Sewell ; music by Harold Arlen, lyrics by E.Y. Harburg, musical adaptation by Herbert Stothart, musical numbers staged by Bobby Connolly
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
English (Dolby Digital 5.1) or French (Dolby mono) dialogue, with optional English (for the hearing impaired), French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, The Singer Midgets as the Munchkins
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1911-1980
  • 1900-1987
  • 1889-1949
  • 1890-1949
  • 1895-1967
  • 1898-1979
  • 1885-1970
  • 1902-1985
  • 1869-1956
  • 1856-1919
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  • Langley, Noel
  • Ryerson, Florence
  • Woolf, Edgar Allan
  • LeRoy, Mervyn
  • Fleming, Victor
  • Garland, Judy
  • Morgan, Frank
  • Bolger, Ray
  • Lahr, Bert
  • Haley, Jack
  • Burke, Billie
  • Hamilton, Margaret
  • Grapewin, Charles
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Singer Midgets
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Turner Entertainment Co
Runtime
102
Series statement
Best of Warner Bros. 5 film collection musicals
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  • Gale, Dorothy
  • Scarecrow
  • Tin Woodman
  • Cowardly Lion
  • Wizard
  • Oz (Imaginary place)
  • Tornadoes
  • Witches
  • Wizards
  • Kansas
  • Cowardly Lion
  • Gale, Dorothy
  • Scarecrow
  • Tin Woodman
  • Wizard
  • Oz (Imaginary place)
  • Tornadoes
  • Witches
  • Wizards
  • Kansas
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Wizard of Oz, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Victor Fleming production ; screen play by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley ; produced by Mervyn LeRoy ; directed by Victor Fleming ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
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  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
  • Distribution date from set container
  • Special features: Commentary ; "The wonderful world of Oz" storybook ; Prettier than ever : the restoration of Oz [featurette] ; We haven't really met properly ; Music-and-effects track ; Original mono track ; Sing-along
  • Based on the book by L. Frank Baum
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdamedia
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
70th Anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color and sepia tone
Publisher number
  • 2000017968
  • 3000051521
  • 883929344079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927442912
  • (OCoLC)ocn927442912
System details
DVD; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono ; dual-layer format ; standard presentation preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Wizard of Oz, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer presents a Victor Fleming production ; screen play by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; adaptation by Noel Langley ; produced by Mervyn LeRoy ; directed by Victor Fleming ; a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer picture
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1939
  • Distribution date from set container
  • Special features: Commentary ; "The wonderful world of Oz" storybook ; Prettier than ever : the restoration of Oz [featurette] ; We haven't really met properly ; Music-and-effects track ; Original mono track ; Sing-along
  • Based on the book by L. Frank Baum
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdamedia
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • quadrophonic multichannel or surround
  • monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
70th Anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (102 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color and sepia tone
Publisher number
  • 2000017968
  • 3000051521
  • 883929344079
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)927442912
  • (OCoLC)ocn927442912
System details
DVD; Region 1 ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital mono ; dual-layer format ; standard presentation preserving the aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition
Video recording format
DVD

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