Wizard of Oz Powerpoint

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This presentation is about the making of The Wizard of Oz. Starting with the making of the book in 1900 and ending with the movie we all know and love of 1943.

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The Making of : 

The Making of

Sue Ellen Ciepalowicz : 

Sue Ellen Ciepalowicz April 13, 2010 Created by:

Lyman Frank Baum : 

Lyman Frank Baum The man who started it all

L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz” : 

L. Frank Baum’s “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz”

Original Oz books : 

The Wonderful Wizard of OzMay 15, 1900 The Marvelous Land of OzJuly 5, 1904 Ozma of OzJuly 29, 1907 Dorothy and the Wizard in OzJune 18, 1908 The Road to OzJuly 10, 1909 The Emerald City of OzJuly 20, 1910 The Patchwork Girl of OzJuly 1, 1913 Little Wizard Stories of Oz1914 Original Oz books

Original Oz books : 

Tik-Tok of OzJune 19, 1914 The Scarecrow of OzJuly 16, 1915 Rinkitink in OzJune 20, 1916 The Lost Princess of OzJune 5, 1917 The Tin Woodman of OzMay 13, 1918 The Magic of OzJune 7, 1919 Glinda of OzJuly 10, 1920 Original Oz books

The Wizard of Oz Musical Extravaganza : 

The Wizard of Oz Musical Extravaganza The Wizard of Oz Musical premiered January of 1903

The movie we all know and love : 

The movie we all know and love

Melvin Leroy : 

Melvin Leroy

Richard Thorpe : 

Richard Thorpe Shot several weeks of material, none of which appears in the final film.

George Cukor : 

George Cukor Modified Dorothy, the Scarecrow, and the Wicked Witch’s costumes

Victor Fleming : 

Victor Fleming Filmed the bulk of the movie until he was assigned to “Gone with the wind”.

King Vidor : 

King Vidor Finished the film by completing all the black and white Kansas scenes

Judy Garland as “Dorothy” : 

Judy Garland as “Dorothy” Judy Garland was 16 when she was cast to play Dorothy.

Bert Lahr as “The cowardly lion” : 

Bert Lahr as “The cowardly lion” she was casted to be Dorothy Burt Lahr’s costume weighed 90 pounds

Ray Bolger as “The Scarecrow” : 

Ray Bolger as “The Scarecrow” Ray Bolger was cast to play the Tin Man, but opted for the role of the Scarecrow.

Buddy Ebsen as “The Tin Man” : 

Buddy Ebsen as “The Tin Man” Buddy Ebsen was originally cast to play the Tin Man and filmed for three weeks.

Jack Haley as “The Tin Man" : 

Jack Haley as “The Tin Man" Jack Haley was immediately hired to replace Buddy Ebsen.

Billie Burke as “Glinda, the good witch” : 

Billie Burke as “Glinda, the good witch” Billie Burke was 53 years old at the time of the filming.

Gale Sondergaard as “The Wicked Witch” : 

Richard Thorpe envisioned a “slinky and seductive" Wicked Witch. Gale turned the role down after being told that her costume would be altered. Gale Sondergaard as “The Wicked Witch”

Margaret Hamilton : 

Margaret Hamilton

Margaret Hamilton as “The Wicked Witch of the West” : 

Margaret Hamilton as “The Wicked Witch of the West” During the filming of Munchkin land scene Margaret Hamilton's hat, broom, and cloak caught fire.

Margaret Hamilton as “Miss Almira Gulch” : 

Margaret Hamilton as “Miss Almira Gulch”

Clara Blandick as “Auntie Em” : 

Clara Blandick as “Auntie Em” On April 15, 1962, Clara Blandick apparently committed suicide by overdosing on sleeping pills.

Frank Morgan : 

Frank Morgan Frank Morgan played six different roles in the movie.

Frank Morgan as “Professor Marvel” : 

Frank Morgan as “Professor Marvel”

Frank Morgan as “The coach driver” : 

Frank Morgan as “The coach driver”

Frank Morgan as “The Emerald City doorman” and “The Wizard’s armed guard” : 

Frank Morgan as “The Emerald City doorman” and “The Wizard’s armed guard”

Frank Morgan as “The Wizard of Oz” : 

Frank Morgan as “The Wizard of Oz”

Frank Morgan as “The doctor” : 

Frank Morgan as “The doctor”

Teri as “Toto” : 

Teri as “Toto” Teri, in her life time, took on a total of 12 movie roles. She died at the age of 10.

The Munchkins : 

The Munchkins It is rumored that off screen these midgets were nothing like the darling little people they played in the movie.

Interesting Movie Facts : 

Interesting Movie Facts Shirley Temple was seriously considered for the role of “Dorothy”.

Interesting Movie Facts : 

Interesting Movie Facts Four of Judy Garlands co-stars were paid more per week of filming than she was.

Interesting Movie Facts : 

Ray Bolger- $3,600 per week Frank Morgan & Bert Lahr- $2,500 per week Jack Haley- $2,250 per week Judy Garland-$500 per week Toto- $125 per week The Munchkins- $50 per week Interesting Movie Facts

Interesting Movie Facts : 

Interesting Movie Facts The set designers used Jell-o crystals to make “A horse of a different color”

Popular myths : 

Popular myths The Wizard of Oz was the first color film

NOT TRUE!! : 

NOT TRUE!! A Visit to the Seaside

Popular Myths : 

Popular Myths A cast member hung himself on set, and the suicide is visible in the movie.

The infamous hanging scene : 

The infamous hanging scene BUSTED!!

The infamous hanging scene : 

The infamous hanging scene

Famous movie quotes “Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.” : 

Famous movie quotes “Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas anymore.”

Slide 44: 

“Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!”

“I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too.” : 

“I’ll get you, my pretty, and your little dog too.”

Slide 46: 

“I’m melting; melting”

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!” : 

“Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!”

The Moral of the Story : 

The Moral of the Story

Watch out for those falling houses!! : 

Watch out for those falling houses!!

Slide 50: 

“There’s no place like home”

Source Citations : 

Source Citations www.youtube.com www.photobucket.com www.soundamerica.com www.imdb.com www.celebrityframe.com www.thewizardofoz.warnerbrothers.com www.dailyskew.com www.wendyswonderfulwizardofoz.com