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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Warner Bros. Plans $25 Million Campaign Around 'The Wizard of Oz' Anniversary

    Warner Bros. has a big party planned for the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz." The studio plans an extensive $25 million marketing campaign around the film that will involve its theatrical, home entertainment and consumer products divisions....
  • Superman, Batman Movie Headed to Michigan

    The Michigan Film office has approved Warner Bros. follow up to the "Man of Steel" to receive $35 million in incentives to film in the state, beginning early next year. The actioner, that will star Henry Cavill as Superman and Ben Affleck as Batman, will...
  • Production I.G, Warner Take on 'Giovanni's Island'

    Tokyo - The Production I.G animation studio has announced the production of "Giovanni's Island." Based on true events, the animated pic depicts the cross-cultural friendships of children on Shikotan, a Japanese island occupied by the Soviets after the end...
  • Critic's Pick: World 3-D Film Expo III at the Egyptian Theatre

    Critic's Pick: World 3-D Film Expo III at the Egyptian Theatre
    If you are interested in 3-D, this is your moment. The World 3-D Film Expo III will be finishing its 10-day run Sunday, and between now and then more than a dozen features from the 1950s Golden Age of 3-D will be screened at the Egyptian Theatre at 6712...
  • Dorothy, Superman — Immigrants A Long Way From Home

    Two American icons — Dorothy (from "The Wizard of Oz") and Superman — are turning 75 this year. Sort of. Superman, who first appeared on the cover of Action Comics in 1938, has been celebrating his 75th birthday all year, with a new logo and...
  • 'Spring Breakers': James Franco's profane Oscar campaign

    'Spring Breakers': James Franco's profane Oscar campaign
    James Franco's history with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is an infamous one: During his 2011 Oscar co-hosting stint with Anne Hathaway, the actor's low-key demeanor seemed more appropriate for a backyard barbecue than an entertainment...
  • Must-See: Witch's Mole and Nose in IMAX 3D's 'Wizard of Oz'

    Sept. 15 was family day at the 75th anniversary unveiling of "The Wizard of Oz" in IMAX 3D at the newly converted TCL Chinese Theatre, formerly Grauman's, in Hollywood, now the largest IMAX theater in the world and where the film premiered in 1939. At...
  • 'Wizard of Oz' Laughs Take Restorers by Surprise

    Movie lovers who trek to theaters for the Imax 3D presentation of "The Wizard of Oz" may be astonished to discover something about the beloved classic: It's a laugh riot. At least, that's what surprised the team at Warner Bros. after they restored the...
  • Her Sweet Charity lights up stage but stumbles with the songs

    Her Sweet Charity lights up stage but stumbles with the songs
    Tiffany Topol has about everything you could possibly ask from a Charity. She's a terrific dancer, a huge personality and, most crucial of all, she has just the right note of guileless vulnerability. Charity Hope Valentine, the central character of...
  • Paul Revere Williams homes on the market

    Paul Revere Williams homes on the market
    You don't have to be a celebrity to buy a Paul Revere Williams-designed house, but many generations of them have. Among those who have lived in his homes are actors Marlon Brando, David Carradine and Lon Chaney, actresses Zsa Zsa Gabor, Anne Heche and...
  • Cowardly Lion's lair in Beverly Hills is listed at $25.5 million

    Cowardly Lion's lair in Beverly Hills is listed at $25.5 million
    A Beverly Hills home built for actor Bert Lahr, the Cowardly Lion in "The Wizard of Oz," is back on the market, this time priced at $25.58 million. Designed by Paul R. Williams in 1941, the gated estate encompasses 1.38 park-like acres. The Connecticut/...
  • Deborah Landis, ever the advocate for costume designers

    Deborah Landis, ever the advocate for costume designers
    Designing costumes so ingrained in popular culture that they still inspire Halloween disguises 30 years after they were created — Michael Jackson's "Thriller" jacket, Indiana Jones' signature outback slouch look and the unforgettable "College"...