The Wizard of Oz

Victor Fleming, USA 1939, 98’
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In this classic musical fantasy, Judy Garland stars as Dorothy Gale, a young Kansas farm girl who dreams of a land ”somewhere over the rainbow.” Dorothy’s dream comes true when she, her dog, Toto, and her family’s house are transported by a tornado to a bright and magical world unlike anything she has seen before.

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Academy Awards 1940 - Best Music, Original Song, Best Original Score

Victor Fleming

He started his career in Hollywood as a stuntman in 1910, later he decided to stand on the other side of camera and he worked on many movies with famous Douglas Fairbanks. In 1929 he directed his first big hit  Virginian. In 30s he was one of the most popular directors in Hollywood. His most famous movies are box office hits: the melodrama of all time  Gone with the Wind (an Oscar for Best Directing) and  The Wizard of Oz

Selected filmography

1929 The Virginian

1933 Wybuchowa blondynka / Bombshell

1934 Wyspa skarbów / Treasure Island

1935 Dla ciebie tańczę / Reckless

1939 Czarnoksiężnik z Oz / The Wizard of Oz

1939 Przeminęło z wiatrem / Gone with the Wind

1948 Joanna d'Arc / Joan of Arc

Cast & Crew

director Victor Fleming
screenplay Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson, Edgar Allan Woolf (na podstawie książki / from the book by L. Frank Baum)
cinematography Arthur J.Ornitz
editing Blanche Sewell
music Harold Arlen
cast Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton
producer Mervyn LeRoy
production MGM
sales Warner Bros.
language English
coloration colour
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