Thursday, August 12, 2010

Wizard of Oz celebrates 71st anniversary

If you have not seen the Google logo today, they are celebrating the 71st anniversary of the Wizard of Oz -  which premiered on August 12, 1939!

Wizard of Oz trivia:
  • Academy Award for Best Song (1939) - Over the Rainbow
  • Lost Best Picture Academy Award to Gone with the Wind
  • The Library of Congress lists it as the most watched film in history
  • In the movie Dorothy wears Ruby slippers.  In the book, her slippers were silver.
  • In the book, the Wicked Witch of the West appears only in one chapter.
  • Dorothy's last name is Gale.
  • Toto's real name was Terry.
  • Over the Rainbow was almost deleted from the movie because the producers felt children would not understand it.   (wikipedia)

Ding Dong the Witch is Dead!

1 comment:

~Nikki~ said...

I love the cupcake with the house and witchy legs