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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz (1900) is a childrens book written by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by W.W. Denslow. ... Most readers in 1900 read The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as a fairy tale, but cartoonists recognized that Baum and Denslow were using images that editorial cartoonists had long used to portray American politicians. ... The Wizard of Oz (film) redirects here. ... The Wonderful Wizard of Oz is a 1900 novel by L. Frank Baum, which has been adapted into several different works, the most famous being the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, starring Judy Garland. ... The Wizard, on the cover of Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz 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. ...

Other meanings

  • Ozzie Smith, the acrobatic St. Louis Cardinals shortstop of the 1980s known as the Wizard of Oz
  • Wizard of Oz experiment, in human-computer interaction, a type of experimental setup

Osborne Earl Ozzie Smith (born December 26, 1954, in Mobile, Alabama) is a former Major League Baseball shortstop who was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2002. ... In the field of human-computer interaction, a Wizard of Oz experiment is a research experiment in which subjects interact with a computer system that subjects believe to be autonomous, but which is actually being operated or partially operated by an unseen human being. ...

See also

  • Wizard of Ahhhs, a 2007 EP by indie rock band Black Kids
  • The Wonderful Wizard of Ha's, a VeggieTales film
Wizard of Ahhhs is an EP by American indie rock group Black Kids, released by the band in August 2007 via free download on their official MySpace page [1]. In November the band launched their official website[2], where the EP is now available for download. ... The Wonderful Wizard of Has is the 33rd episode in the VeggieTales series, and was released on DVD on October 6th 2007 in Christian Bookstores and on October 9th 2007 in other stores. ... Image File history File links Disambig_gray. ...

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Encyclopedia4U - The Wizard of Oz - Encyclopedia Article (786 words)
The Wizard of Oz The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 musical fantasy film based on L.
Frank Baum's turn-of-the-century children's story The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, in which a resourceful American girl is snatched up by a Kansas tornado and deposited in a fantastic land of witches, talking scarecrows, cowardly lions, and more.
The Wizard who encourages and profits from the defeat of the Western Witch turns out to be another version of the same flim flam 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.
Title: "The Wizard of Oz" - Topics: Cinema; Drama/Musicals; Oz; Emerald City; Baum; L. Frank Baum; The ... (7203 words)
Going to Oz is part of Dorothy's fulfillment of her wish to go "over the rainbow" but the events there and her strong desire to go home are the result of her fears of what will occur.
The Wizard promises Dorothy that he will be able to bring her back to Kansas with a balloon filled with a lot of "hot air." Instead, it is the silver slippers, which Dorothy had all the time, which took her home.
The Rise and Fall of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz as a "Parable on Populism"; this is the article published in the JOURNAL OF THE GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF HISTORIANS, vol.
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