However, the film was fully underscoredwith instrumental snippets from the film's various leitmotifs throughout.
Dorothy was also portrayed as a natural hero unintentionally. Russell Maloney of The New Yorker wrote that the film displayed "no trace of imagination, good taste, or ingenuity" and declared it "a stinkeroo,"  while Otis Ferguson of The New Republic wrote, "It has dwarfs, music, Technicolor, freak characters, and Judy Garland.
Leo the Lion is privileged to herald this one with his deepest roar—the one that comes from way down—for seldom if indeed ever has the screen been so successful in its approach to fantasy and extravaganza through flesh-and-blood The song "The Jitterbug", written in a swing style, was intended for the sequence in which the group is journeying to the Witch's castle.
Dorothy is absent from The Marvelous Land of Oz. Dorothy Gale is a fictional character created by L. Meinhardt Raabewho played the coroner, revealed in the documentary The Making of the Wizard of Oz that the MGM costume and wardrobe department, under the direction of designer Adrianhad to design over costumes for the Munchkin sequences.
Hamilton was wearing her green makeup at the time, which was usually removed with acetone due to the toxicity of its copper content. Several of the recordings were completed while Ebsen was still with the cast.
Test screenings of the film began on June 5, Each time Dorothy landed in a different enchanted neighbor country before returning to Oz proper. In this way, the travelers are rescued.
Each frame was to be hand-tinted to maintain the sepia tone; however, because this was too expensive and labor-intensive, it was abandoned and MGM used a simpler and less expensive variation of the process.
He was asking Dorothy for directions to Butterfieldthe next closest town on the sun-baked prairie. The song went on to win the Academy Award for Best Song of the Year, and came to be identified so strongly with Garland herself that she made it her theme song.
After exchanging gifts with him, the travelers continue upwards into the Land of the Gargoyles, which are hostile, silent, flying monsters made of wood.
There was also some recognizable popular music, including: Gale Sondergaard was originally cast as the Wicked Witch. Neill paid homage to W.
The Witch is Dead! Thus began a subterranean journey through the Valley of Voewhere the company encountered the Braided Man on Pyramid Mountain ; were briefly imprisoned by Gargoylesand encountered a cavern full of Dragonettes.
She is a full blooded American girl who has been brought up and raised in the heart of America. At the end of their Australian visit they they boarded ship to San Francisco. A crevice opens in the ground beneath them and they fall deep into the Earth. Durbin, at the time, far exceeded Garland in film experience and fan base and both had co-starred in a two-reeler titled Every Sunday.
Special effects, makeup and costumes[ edit ] Arnold Gillespie was the special effects director for the film. Nevertheless, she interacts in a civil manner, knowing how to be polite and behaving generously and honestly with others, despite her isolated lifestyle.
And some of them suggest plots to me, saying: The above list is excerpted from the liner notes on the Rhino Records collection. Neither of them believes a word of her stories, but consider her a dreamer, like her dead mother. According to legend, Morgan later discovered a label in the coat indicating it had once belonged to Baum, that Baum's widow confirmed this, and that the coat was eventually presented to her.
Pictures of this caliber bring credit to the industry. Georgie Stoll was associate conductor and screen credit was given to George BassmanMurray CutterKen Darby and Paul Marquardt for orchestral and vocal arrangements as usual, Roger Edens was also heavily involved as an unbilled musical associate to Freed.
Dorothy also finds the good in everything and continued believing in herself as well as others. MGM had felt that it made the Kansas sequence too long, as well as being far over the heads of the target audience of children.
Despite leaving the city, Henry and Em now live happy and content lives in Oz, and like their niece have become aristocratic immortals under the Royal Reign of Ozma.
Thorpe initially shot about two weeks of footage nine days in total involving Dorothy's first encounter with the Scarecrow, as well as a number of sequences in the Wicked Witch's castle, such as Dorothy's rescue which, though unreleased, comprises the only footage of Ebsen's Tin Man.
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