- 2 DVD (97 min.) : sd., b&w and col. ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Authors
- Fleming, Victor,Garland, Judy.LeRoy, Mervyn,
- "A bonus-packed new edition of the most beloved motion picture of all time"Cast: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Billie Burke, Margaret Hamilton, Charley Grapewin, Toto (dog), and the Munchkins.Contents: Disc 1. Featuring a new digital transfer from restored film elements presenting the movie's technicolor splendors ... -- New commentary by historian John Fricke with cast, crew and family ... -- Supporting cast profile gallery -- Disc 2. Documentaries on the movie's creation and impact ... -- Plus the all-new "The art of imagination: a tribute to Oz" ... Harold Arlen's home movies -- Outtakes and deleted scenes ... ---Vintage vault featurettes -- Theatrical trailer gallery.Credits: Director, Victor Fleming ; producer, Mervyn LeRoy ; screenplay by Noel Langley, Florence Ryerson and Edgar Allan Woolf ; music, Harold Arlen; cinematography, Harold Rosson.From the book by L. Frank Baum.On the journey she meets the scarecrow, the tin man and the lion (emblematic of the lessons of wisdom, love, devotion and bravery). The Wicked Witch of the West wants Dorothy's red shoes, which she was given as a reward for saving the Munchkins. At the end of the day Dorothy realizes that happiness was in her own back-yard all the time.Summary: Dorothy Gale (Garland) plans to run away from her unhappy Kansas farm when she is whisked away in a swirling tornado with her dog Toto and arrives in the fantasy-land of Oz. Dorothy's entrance into the land of Oz remains one of screen history's most memorable moments as the black and white scene gives way to glowing colour photography. Munchkinland is a dream-come true world of enchanted forests, dancing scarecrows, and singing lions. Glinda, the Good Witch of the North tells her to find the Wizard of Oz who can bring her home - to get there she must follow the famous yellow brick road.Uncredited directors, Mervyn LeRoy (uncredited) ; Richard Thorpe (footage unused and completely reshot) (uncredited) ; King Vidor (Kansas scenes) (uncredited)