Release Date: August 12 Wide: August 25
Starring: Judy Garland, Bert Lahr, Jack Haley, Ray Bolger, Margaret Hamilton, Frank Morgan
Director: Victor Fleming
Synopsis: Dorothy (Garland) finds herself in the land of Oz.
Trivia: Began broadcasting on television in 1956.
MGM's most expensive production to date.
Not a box office success on initial release.
Buddy Ebsen, famous for The Beverley Hillbillies, was originally cast as The Tin Man. He suffered an allergic reaction to the aluminum paste he was wearing during filming. Jack Haley replaced him.
Margaret Hamilton was severely burned during the Munchkinland scene.