Tales of the Wizard of Oz was a 1961animated television series, produced by Crawley Films for Videocraft. 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (the link is to a full 1961 calendar). ... An animated series or cartoon series is a television series produced by means of animation. ... Rankin/Bass Productions, Inc. ...
The series featured stories derived from characters created in L. Frank Baum's book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 â May 6, 1919) was an American author, and the creator with illustrator W. W. Denslow of one of the most popular books ever written in American childrens literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ... The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a childrens book from the year 1900, written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W.W. Denslow. ...
Artistic renditions of the Oz characters created for this series were later featured in the hour-long television special, Return to Oz. A television special is a television program, typically a short film or television movie intended to debut in prime time, the term used to define any television program which interrupts or temporarily replaces programming normally scheduled for a given time slot. ... Return to Oz (1964) was an animated television special produced by Rankin/Bass. ...
Categories: Oz stubs | Animation stubs | Television stubs | Animated television series The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a childrens book from the year 1900, written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W.W. Denslow. ... Oz is an imaginary region containing four countries under the rule of one monarch. ... ... ... The Wizard of Oz (or simply The Wizard) is a fictional character in the Land of Oz created by American author L. Frank Baum and further popularized by the classic 1939 movie. ... The Oz books form a book series that begins with The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and that relates the history of the Land of Oz. ... Lyman Frank Baum (May 15, 1856 â May 6, 1919) was an American author, and the creator with illustrator W. W. Denslow of one of the most popular books ever written in American childrens literature, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. ... Ruth Plumly Thompson (1891-1976) was an American writer of childrens stories. ... Eloise Jarvis McGraw (1915 - November 30, 2000) was an author of childrens books. ... Alexander Melentyevich Volkov (Russian: ) (July 14, 1891 â July 3, 1977) was a Russian novelist and mathematician. ... Categories: Stub | Oz ... John Rea Neill (November 12, 1877 - September 13, 1943) was a childrens book illustrator primarily known for illustrating more than forty stories set in the Land of Oz, including L. Frank Baums, Ruth Plumly Thompsons, and three of his own. ... The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 musical fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. ... For the New York area electronics stores, see Nobody Beats The Wiz. ... DVD cover For other uses, see Return to Oz (disambiguation) The 1985 film Return to Oz is a motion picture arguably created as an unofficial sequel to The Wizard of Oz. ... ... Wicked is a musical that premiered on Broadway at the George Gershwin Theatre on October 30, 2003. ...
He explains to them that his presence in Oz was an accident, that he was lost in (ironically enough) a "hot air" balloon, and that he is, in fact, from Kansas as well (which seems strange since the text on his balloon reads "Omaha", a city in Nebraska).
Wizard of Oz collectibles, such as autographs and props from the film, are among the most sought-after of all movie memorabilia.
The Wizard who encourages and profits from the defeat of the Western Witch turns out to be another version of the same flimflam man she met at home, a cynical politician who realizes that none of Dorothy's allies truly require anything that they didn't already have.
Folklore, legends, myths and fairy tales have followed childhood through the ages, for every healthy youngster has a wholesome and instinctive love for stories fantastic, marvelous and manifestly unreal.
Having this thought in mind, the story of "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" was written solely to please children of today.
It aspires to being a modernized fairy tale, in which the wonderment and joy are retained and the heartaches and nightmares are left out.
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