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Oscars to Honor 75th Anniversary of 'The Wizard of Oz,' 1939 Best Picture Nominee

The Oscars, set for March 2, will honor the “The Wizard of Oz,” a best picture nominee in 1939 and celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2014, as part of the show.
  • By Beth Hanna
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  • January 28, 2014 1:01 PM
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Why 'The Wizard of Oz' 3-D IMAX Conversion is Worth It

I have seen “The Wizard of Oz” at least 26 times. I have watched it in movie theatres, on television, on tape, on DVD, on Blu-Ray, after talking about the movie to 1000 people in Sacramento, and twice in 16 millimeter on my living room wall when I was writing “The Making of the Wizard of Oz: Movie Magic and Studio Power in the Prime of MGM” 35 years after the movie was made.
  • By Aljean Harmetz
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  • September 18, 2013 11:48 AM
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