Since its publication in 1900,Frank L. Baum s classic novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, has delighted and entertained generation after generation. This documentary takes a look at the phenomenon that is The Wizard of Oz using clips and interviews with such celebrities as Tommy Tune, Joan Leslie, Mickey Rooney, Beverly D Angelo, Joel Grey, as well as three of the original munchkins from the classic 1939 film and its producer Mervyn LeRoy. This is the complete history of The Wizard of Oz story, highlighting some of the earliest stage and screen adaptations, such as the 1925 silent version and the even earlier The Scarecrow of Oz. From the quintessential 1939 film to the successful stage play Wicked, The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond covers the history of one of the most popular and longest-running entertainment franchises of all time.
Bonus Feature:The original silent film version of The Wizard of Oz from 1925 featuring Oliver Hardy as the Tin Man.