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Wizard of Oz, The

     
Wizard of Oz, The
(1939) a very popular US musical (=a film that uses singing and dancing to tell a story), based on a children's book by L. Frank Baum. In the film Judy Garland appears as a girl called Dorothy who, with her dog Toto, is carried by a very powerful storm from the farm where she lives in Kansas to the magic land of Oz. There they travel along the Yellow Brick Road, meet the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, and the Tin Man, and have many adventures before they meet the Wizard of Oz himself and finally get home. The film contains many well-known songs, including 'Over the Rainbow'.

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