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The Wizard of Oz (movie, 1939)

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  • Follow these cookbooks to find Yellow Brick Cornbread

    Yellow Brick Cornbread. Cowardly Lion Quivering Gelatin. Flying Monkey Banana Saute. You can find recipes for all in "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Cookbook" published by MacMillan in 1981. That Oz-themed cookbook is one of three that we tracked down in...
  • New on DVD: 'Belle,' 'Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return,' 'Blended'

    New DVD's this week are all about family. "Belle," Grade B: The movie is inspired by a 1779 painting of Dido Elizabeth Belle and her cousin Lady Elizabeth Murray, which means writer Misan Sagay had to take great liberties with the script. Other than...
  • Wizard of Oz festival planned for Tinley Park

    Wizard of Oz festival planned for Tinley Park
    Tinley Park officials said they've given "tentative approval" for the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival to land in the village in September. Just weeks before the festival was set to arrive in Orland Park, festival organizer Dave De John announced that...
  • Oz fest gives up on Orland Park, looks to Tinley Park

    Oz fest gives up on Orland Park, looks to Tinley Park
    Just six weeks before the Midwest Wizard of Oz Festival was set to arrive in Orland Park, the organizers said it was moving to Tinley Park, although that was news to officials there. The event's website last week said the festival celebrating the...
  • 'Into the Storm' short on suspense, plot

    Disaster movies are by design not long on character development. Instead they bank on our love of being virtually, vicariously in fear for lives. Still, they need to establish personalities deep enough to care about, or at least halfheartedly root for....
  • Wizard of OZ at Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum

     
    The “Wonderful Wizard of Oz” will come to life in a special “event exhibit” Friday at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown. From 5:30 to 9 p.m. visitor can take guided tours every 15 minutes through seven different...
  • See 'Wizard of Oz' come to life

    Beloved "Wizard of Oz" characters including Dorothy, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Cowardly Lion, Glinda the Good Witch, the Wicked Witch of the West and The Wizard will come to life Friday in a special event at the Lehigh Valley Heritage Museum in Allentown....
  • "The Wizard Of Oz" Celebrated Friday At Library In Newington

    NEWINGTON -- The Lucy Robbins Welles Library will transform itself into the Emerald City Friday evening. The library is celebrating the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz" with multiple screenings of the classic movie, costumes and snacks from 1939,...
  • 'Snowpiercer' is killer train-sparring

    'Snowpiercer' is killer train-sparring
    ***1/2 (out of four) Though it sounds like a metal band, “Snowpiercer” is a riveting sci-fi adventure only a few steps down from “Dark City” or “Children of Men.” It pummels forward like the train on which the action...
  • 'Hollywood Costume' exhibit coming to future site of Academy Museum

    'Hollywood Costume' exhibit coming to future site of Academy Museum
    Dorothy's ruby slippers are coming home -- to Hollywood, that is. Cinema's most famous shoes, which the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences acquired in 2012 for its future museum, have been on loan to London's Victoria and Albert Museum for the...
  • Academy Salutes Designers in Hollywood Costume Exhibit

    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences will present 145 pieces of film history in the exhibition Hollywood Costume, which is the organization's first, and probably last, show at the May Co. space. The show, running Oct. 2-March 2, includes works...
  • Joey Luft honors mother Judy Garland with new show

    Joey Luft honors mother Judy Garland with new show
    Joey Luft remembers it well: appearing on the 1963 Christmas episode of his mother Judy Garland's CBS musical-variety series with his two older sisters, Lorna Luft and Liza Minnelli. On a recent afternoon, Luft was rewatching the show, his eyes wide and...