G | | Adventure, Family, Fantasy
Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home in Kansas and help her friends as well.
Multiple styles of ruby slippers were tested by the MGM wardrobe department before it settled on the low schoolgirl-style pumps with bows. One proposed style had curled-up toes, known as "Arabian" slippers (created by designer Adrian), which now belong to Debbie Reynolds... ...
She isn't coming yet, Toto. Did she hurt you? She tried to, didn't she? Come on. We'll go tell Uncle Henry and Auntie Em.
The ticking heart the Wizard gives the Tin Man reads 1:10 when first given to him. It still reads 1:10 in the balloon scene.
In the opening credits, The Singer Midgets, who portray the Munchkins, are not billed under their real name, but as simply The Munchkins. In the cast list at the end, they are billed as The Singer Midgets. None of the actors who play Munchkins are given an individual credit. In the posters and advertising publicity for the film, the group was billed as The Munchkins.
$5,354,311 (USA) (6 November 1998)
$22,202,612 (USA) (11 October 2013)
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