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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • 'Oz' set for $90-million debut: The next 'Alice in Wonderland'?

    'Oz' set for $90-million debut: The next 'Alice in Wonderland'?
    Blockbuster-starved studios rarely reach Hollywood's Emerald City, but Walt Disney Studios appears headed there this weekend. The studio's $200-million-plus 3-D production is set to open this weekend with a massive gross of about $90 million,...
  • 'Oz the Great and Powerful' explains the man in the Emerald City ★★ 1/2

    'Oz the Great and Powerful' explains the man in the Emerald City ★★ 1/2
    In show business, like all business, very often you spend money to make money. Director Sam Raimi's "Oz the Great and Powerful" is Disney's latest attempt to spend $200 million to make a billion worldwide, on the order of Tim Burton's "Alice in...
  • Pantages 2013-14 menu offers 'Once,' 'Mormon' and three by Webber

    Pantages 2013-14 menu offers 'Once,' 'Mormon' and three by Webber
    The 2013-14 season at the Pantages Theatre will feature last year’s most decorated Broadway musical, “Once,” Andrew Lloyd Webber thrice, and a second helping of "The Book of Mormon." The Webber trifecta will consist of his production...
  • Broward Center's Broadway lineup announced

    Broward Center's Broadway lineup announced
    Anchored by mega-hit "Book of Mormon," the shows heading to the Broward Center for the Performing Arts next season have one thing in common: Their creators have proven track records. The musicals presented by Broadway Across America are: "Chicago,"...
  • Karl Slover dies at 93; among the last of the Munchkins

    Karl Slover dies at 93; among the last of the Munchkins
    A dwarf whose father sold him to circus performers, Karl Slover was performing in a vaudeville troupe called the Singer Midgets when he was cast as a Munchkin in the 1939 classic film " The Wizard of Oz." The 4-foot, 4-inch Slover, one of the last of the...
  • A July Fourth reading list

    A July Fourth reading list
    In celebration of July Fourth, Printers Row set out to create a reading list of patriotic books. But, how to define "patriotic"? We decided to have each contributing Tribune writer and editor pick a title that corresponds to his or her own definition....
  • Interview: New Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen film inspired by 'Wizard of Oz'

    Interview: New Emilio Estevez, Martin Sheen film inspired by 'Wizard of Oz'
    Imagine if “The Wizard of Oz” had taken place mostly in Spain. Rather than take the yellow brick road to the Emerald City, the four protagonists take the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage to the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. And instead...
  • Buyer takes a shining to Jack Nicholson home

    Buyer takes a shining to Jack Nicholson home
    A-list actor Jack Nicholson has sold his longtime retreat in Malibu for $3.5 million, the Multiple Listing Service shows. The 28-acre property came on the market in February at $4.25 million. Zoned for equestrian use, the spread includes a ranch-style...
  • Take a peek beneath the fluff of fashion

    Take a peek beneath the fluff of fashion
    Like a candy bowl for the coffee table, "fashion book" usually implies "picture book," featuring models as glossy and dazzling as a Butterscotch Disk. Two new fashion books enhance flavor with nourishment. In "You Are What You Wear: What Your Clothes...
  • Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director

    Roger Kennedy dies at 85; former National Park Service director
    One day deep in the administration of George W. Bush — a time of tumult among environmentalists and conservationists — Roger Kennedy found himself shaking his head and sighing. The Endangered Species Act was in the cross hairs of a...
  • Jesse Metcalfe seeks a buyer for his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home

    Jesse Metcalfe seeks a buyer for his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home
    "Desperate Housewives" star Jesse Metcalfe has listed his Beverly Hills Post Office-area home at $2.2 million. The Mediterranean main house and guesthouse have 2,000 square feet of living space, including three bedrooms and three bathrooms. A stone hot...
  • Rose McGowan puts her Los Feliz home up for sale

    Rose McGowan puts her Los Feliz home up for sale
    Actress Rose McGowan is hoping to charm a buyer with her Los Feliz home listed at $1,849,000. The gated Spanish villa, built in 1928, has a grand baronial-style entry, a step-down living room with a vaulted beamed ceiling, peg-and-groove wood plank...