THE WIZARD OF OZ
The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American fantasy film produced by Metro Golden Mayer productions.it is based on a 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz .Judy garland played as Dorothy Gale in the leading role of the movie.She was accompanied by the stars like s Terry the dog, billed as Toto;Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, and Margaret Hamilton, with Charley Grapewin and Clara Blandick, The release date was August 25, 1939. Lets review the spectacular classic of all times, the Wizard of Oz.The film was included in the classic library of Congress.
This movie is also on UNESCO’sMemory of the World Register to be able to make it as a fewer Amrican Films. It is also included in the list of best movies of all times. It did a business of $247,088,371 on the box office.
Plot and Storyline
The film starts in the 1900s early. Dorothy Gale lives with her dogToto on the farm with her uncle and auntie. She had to run away from her home with her dog due to the problem of Miss Glutch wanted her dog to be killed. They meet Professor Marvel. Then Dorothy ran back home on his instruction and found out that a storm is coming. She went knocked out in the storm and In the storm outside the window, she sees an elderly lady in a chai. As the farmhouse crashes, Glinda the Good Witch of the North and the Munchkins welcome Dorothy and made her a heroine.
The house landed on the wicked witch of the east and killed her. The Wicked Witch of the West swears revenge on Dorothy and Toto for the death of her sister. Glinda tells Dorothy to follow the yellow brick road which led her to the Emerald City. She was supposed to find the wizard of Oz there.She met a Cowardly Lion, they finally reached the Emerald city after getting saved from the Witch.. They passed through a haunted forest where the witch monitored their progress with a crystal ball.she sent her monkeys to attack and hold Dorothy a prisoner.
But she was unsuccessful and could not catch the Toto as well who lead them to castle.The war between Dorothy and the witch continued as the Toto reached back at the Emerald City and pulls open a curtain and exposes the “Wizard” as a normal middle-aged man.The helpers of Dorothy got a medal and Lion a medal.The trouble was over when Glinda told Dorothy that she can still return home in a particular way to repeat the sentence “ “There’s no place like home”. Dorothy had to say goodbye to her friends with tears. Then she awoke from her dream in her room.She found herself with her family surrounding her, with professor Marvel and Toto.
The film was released so many times to keep the legacy alive.It was first made in 1910 then a reissue came with 1949 release.A special Edition was releaed in 1998 on the 60th anniversary of the film, In 2009, 2009, The Wizard of Oz was rereleased in select theaters on the 70th anniversary. Film’s first IMAX 3D release on September 15, 2013.