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.
26 December 2008 | Spikeopath
10 | Timeless classic still entertaining the masses as each generation comes in.
Dorothy is a young girl living on a Kansas farm, during a tornado, she, along with her dog Toto, is swept up and ...
The Wizard only has one close-up; when he is revealed behind the curtain and declares himself to be a good man but a bad wizard. All of his other shots are medium close-ups or two-shots. Similarly, Professor Marvel is never shown in a close-up, but ... ...
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.
When the group gets to Emerald City, the doorman looks downward at the characters when they are in the whole shot. When the shot switches to a close up of just the doorman's face, he looks straight ahead as if Dorothy and the others are eye-to-eye in front of the door's opening.
Clara Blandick, who plays Aunt Em, Pat Walshe, who plays Nikko, and Toto are not listed at all in the opening credits, only in the closing ones.
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