U certificateThe Wizard of Oz is a Film programme that first aired in 1939 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Wizard of Oz is a 5 star programme

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The Wizard of Oz (1939)

Directed by
Victor Fleming

Dorothy Gale lives on a small Kansas farm with her Auntie Em and Uncle Henry.

However there is one woman who Dorothy could do without and that is her nasty neighbour Miss Almira Gulch who is constantly wanting to kidnap Dorothy's dog, Toto and put him down.

To prevent this from happening Dorothy runs away with Toto but the pair get sucked up into a Tornado where they travel to the magical and mystical world of Oz.

Landing in Munchkin land Dorothy is greeted with exaltation as she discovers her house has landed on the wicked witch of the West.

Wishing to return to her loving home, Dorothy sets off through the kingdom to find the City of Oz where the great wizard should be able to aid her on her way.

Written by ,

Also known as "El Mago de Oz", "Le Magicien d'Oz", "O Mágico de Oz"

Genre: Film

Running Time: 112 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1939

Rating:
5/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Colour

When is The Wizard of Oz next on TV?

It's next showing on Channel 5 December 25th, 2:10pm and on Channel 5 Plus 1 (Freeview) December 25th, 3:10pm. See more...

Cast

Image for Judy GarlandJudy Garland...Dorothy Gale
Frank Morgan...Prof. Marvel/Emerald City doorman/The cabbie/The Wizard's guard/The Wizard of Oz
Ray Bolger...Hunk/The Scarecrow
Bert Lahr...Zeke/The Cowardly Lion
Jack Haley...Hickory/The Tin Man
Billie Burke...Glinda the Good Witch of the North
Margaret Hamilton...Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch of the West/The Wicked Witch of the East
Charley Grapewin...Uncle Henry
Pat Walshe...Nikko
Clara Blandick...Auntie Em