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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Who's tattling on Gansler?

     Who's tattling on Gansler?
    In the movie "The Wizard of Oz", the great and powerful Wizard uttered the words "Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain!" So who is the man, or woman, behind the curtain offering the media damaging leaks about Maryland Attorney General Doug...
  • Civil War vets gather for Gettysburg 50th anniversary [History Matters]

    100 Years Ago Gettysburg redux From the social column: "Mr. Kenneth Barnes has accepted a position with the Gas and Electric Light Co. Baltimore. "Mrs. Marriott Shipley in some way slipped in going down her cellar stairway last Sunday morning,...
  • Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'

    Movie jobs are a 'House of Cards'
    Gov. Martin O'Malley says the Netflix series "House of Cards" brought $140 million into the state's economy ("'Cards' a good deal, Md. Says," April 30). Where have we heard this before? In 2010 the Detroit Free Press reported that "Michigan's bid to...
  • The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs

    The movies are a mission for Baltimore's George Figgs
    Downloading movies and watching them on a computer is not for George Figgs, who has spent the better part of three decades affording Baltimore cinephiles the chance to experience films the way God intended — in the dark, projected onto a bigger-...
  • 'Wicked' returns to the Hippodrome

    'Wicked' returns to the Hippodrome
    She emerged from the womb "like a froggy, ferny cabbage." Some folks never did get over the shock of seeing the artichoke-colored baby, who grew up to be a fearsome threat to a girl from Kansas ... and her little dog, too. That green-skinned character...
  • Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight

    Colonial Players, Infinity Theatre offer a double delight
    Two terrific shows premiered last weekend in Annapolis, set in nearly the same period and dealing with history-making creative artists. At Colonial Players, "Moonlight and Magnolias" is set in 1939 and tells the behind-the-scenes story of making the film...
  • DIY Birthday Party: Wizard of Oz

    DIY Birthday Party: Wizard of Oz
    Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
  • Contestant tips 'Jeopardy!' cap to cheering crowd

    Contestant tips 'Jeopardy!' cap to cheering crowd
    It's not whether you win or lose, it's how you play the game — in this case, the game show "Jeopardy!" Tom Lynn, of Radnor-Winston, played so well that a crowd of 50 family members, friends and former colleagues and classmates gave him a...
  • Can tornadoes form in a snowstorm?

     
    FROM TODAY'S PRINT EDITIONS:Jeff Brauner, in Baltimore, says: “I recently saw the film ‘The Wiz’ … and they changed the classic Wizard of Oz tornado scene to occur during a winter snowstorm. Is that even possible?” No....
  • Mike Sragow's 115 favorite films

    This list of Mike Sragow's 115 favorite films should be considered must-viewing. Use it to update your movie rental queue. "The Adventures of Robin Hood," 1938 "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes," 1939 " Alice Adams," 1935 "The Apu Trilogy," 1955-...
  • No place like home

    No place like home
    Prior to this year, Annapolis native Justin Brill had only seen one play at the Kennedy Center, and that was when he was a teenager and his family took his mom to see "Beauty and the Beast" onMother's Day. For his second time around at the...
  • Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more

    Best Week Ever: Baltimore events, music, movies and more
    What's happening in town 12/12-12/18. You know, when you're not shopping.  MOVIES OPENING (Friday; subject to change) Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked Everyday Sunshine: The Story of Fishbone Mission: Impossible — Ghost Protocol Shame Sherlock...