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    Added by: David Beckett
    Added on: 28/10/2009 11:50
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    The Wizard of Oz: 70th Anniversary Collector's Edition

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    Certificate: U
    Running Time: 102
    Retail Price: £22.99
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    Content Type: Movie

    Based on a 1900 children's novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L Frank Baum, THE WIZARD OF OZ received five Academy Award nominations on release. It won the Oscar for Best Original Score and Best Original Song and also gained a special award for Outstanding Juvenile Performance by a 4'11", sixteen-year-old girl who quickly earned her reputation as "the world's greatest entertainer". Put Judy Garland and "Over the Rainbow" together and you have, as her daughter Lorna Luft says, "The most perfect song in one of the most perfect movies ever made."

    And with this release's brand new sing-along feature, you can now join in and be right in the action: dreaming of beyond the rainbow, wishing for a brain, being the King of the Forest and following the Yellow Brick Road. Moreover, with a Blu-ray release that includes nearly four hours of all-new, never-before-available bonus features, there has never been a better time to enjoy THE WIZARD OF OZ in all its glory.

    This must-have anniversary edition also brings the visual splendour of THE WIZARD OF OZ to the Hi-Definition world of Blu-ray Disc. The film has been entirely re-mastered and the result is a release that is sure to make THE WIZARD OF OZ 70th ANNIVERSAY EDITION a fantastic addition to the Blu-ray format. The Blu-ray contains both standard definition and Blu-ray formats in addition to hours of bonus features on a third disc.

    Special Features:
    • Commentary by Historian John Fricke including archival interviews of the film's cast and crew
    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic
    • The Art of Imagination: A Tribute to Oz
    • Because of the Wonderful Things it Does: The Legacy of Oz
    • Memories of Oz
    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz StoryBook
    • Prettier than ever: The Restoration of Oz
    • We Haven't Really Met Properly
    • Jukebox
    • Leo Is on the Air Radio Promo
    • Good News of 1939 Radio Show
    • 12/25/1950 Lux Radio Theater Broadcast
    • Sing-Along Audio Feature
    • Another Romance of Celluloid: Electrical Power
    • Cavalcade of the Academy Awards Excerpt
    • Texas Contest Winners
    • Off To See the Wizard Excerpts
    • Stills Galleries
    • 6 Theatrical Trailers
    • Trailers
    • Harold Arlen's Home Movies
    • Outtakes and Deleted Scenes
    • It's a Twister! It's a Twister! The Tornado Tests
    • Victor Fleming: Master Craftsman
    • L. Frank Baum: The Man Behind the Curtain
    • Hollywood Celebrates its Biggest Little Stars!
    • The Dreamer of Oz 1990 TV Special
    • The Wonderful Wizard of Oz [1910 short]
    • His Majesty, The Scarecrow of Oz [1914 feature]
    • The Magic Cloak of Oz [1914 short] RT 53:10
    • The Patchwork Girl of Oz [1914]
    • The Wizard of Oz [1925 feature]
    • The Wizard of Oz [1933 animated short]
    • DVD Sing Along version

    Video Tracks:
    1080p Full Frame 1.33:1

    Audio Tracks:
    Dolby TrueHD 5.1 English
    Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono English
    Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono French
    Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono German
    Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono Spanish
    Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono Italian
    Dolby Digital 1.0 Mono Portuguese

    Subtitle Tracks:
    English HoH
    German HoH

    Directed By:
    Victor Fleming

    Written By:

    Judy Garland
    Frank Morgan
    Ray Bolger
    Bert Lahr
    Jack Haley
    Billie Burke
    Margaret Hamilton
    Charley Grapewin
    Pat Walshe
    Clara Blandick

    Director of Photography:
    Harold Rosson

    Blanche Sewell

    Mervyn LeRoy

    Warner Home Video

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