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The Wizard of Oz

‘Lynch/Oz’: Film Review | Tribeca 2022

Alexandre O. Philippe's doc explores some of the ways 'The Wizard of Oz' helped shape the Lynchian universe.

Movie Backdrops Move Front and Center in New Museum Exhibit

Production designer Thomas Walsh quotes a saying well-known to scenic artists and designers: “If you really notice the backdrop, it’s a failed backdrop.” Mammoth paintings designed to depict everything from Mount Rushmore to an office hallway or an Austrian mountain range may have been created to fool the eye and fade into the literal background […]

Nicole Kassell to Direct ‘Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ Adaptation for New Line

'The Woodsman' director takes on the feature based on L. Frank Baum's classic kids novel from producers Marty Bowen and Wyck Godfrey of Temple Hill and Marc Platt.

Glinda’s ‘Wizard of Oz’ Test Wand, Mitzi Gaynor’s Costumes to Headline Auction

Margaret Mitchell’s contract to sell the film rights of 'Gone With the Wind' to David O. Selznick, a test wand created for Glinda the Good Witch in 'The Wizard of Oz' and a wide-ranging assortment of stage costumes and personal gowns from the collection of Mitzi Gaynor are among the highlights of the latest Bonhams sale, “TCM Presents … 1939: Hollywood’s Greatest Year,” set to take place Tuesday at the auction house’s Los Angeles location.

Box Office: ‘Wizard of Oz’ Anniversary Screenings Set Fathom Record

'The Wizard of Oz' kicks off Fathom's yearlong 2019 TCM Big Screen Classics series, presented in partnership with Turner Classic Movies.

Best Picture Oscar From 1947 Sells for Nearly $500K at Auction

One Academy Award trophy sold for nearly $500,000 and a second for well over $200,000 in a rare auction of Oscars that ended Friday in Los Angeles.

Judy Garland’s Stolen Ruby Slippers From ‘Wizard of Oz’ Recovered

The shoes worn by Judy Garland in 'The Wizard of Oz' were found after being stolen 13 years ago from a museum in Minnesota.

Smithsonian Launches $300K Campaign to Rescue Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers

The iconic slippers were made almost 80 years ago.

‘The Woodsman’: Theater Review

The backstory of the Tin Man from 'The Wizard of Oz' is told via movement, mime and puppetry in this off-Broadway show.

‘Anne of Green Gables’ Star Jonathan Crombie Dies at 48

The Canadian actor played Gilbert Blythe in the CBC TV movies.

‘Wizard of Oz’ Series ‘Emerald City’ Revived at NBC

With David Schulner replacing Josh Friedman as showrunner on the straight to series drama.