75 years is so hard to imagine because The Wizard of Oz was introduced to all of us at one point or another as something new, but in honor of their major milestone, The Wizard of Oz will be releasing a special collectors edition. Here are a few featurettes on the Munchkins finally getting their Hollywood star and how hard remastering is when your job is to stay true to the original.
Celebrate the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with The Wizard of Oz 75th Anniversary Collector’s Edition (3D Blu-ray™, Blu-ray™ +DVD + UltraViolet™). Bring home the 5-disc collection and revisit all your favorite Wizard of Oz moments and experience the film for the first time in 3D Blu-ray™. This collection is limited and numbered with many exclusive items and is available 10/1/2013 at www.thewizardofoz.com
Featurette: Wizard of Oz – Special Morning
Featurette: Wizard of Oz – Special Day
Featurette: Wizard of Oz – Ambassadors
Featurette: Wizard of Oz – Little People
Featurette: Wizard of Oz – True to the Original
The Wizard of Oz starring Judy Garland will be available in a special collectors edition on October 1st 2013. You can preorder it now from Amazon, here’s the link:
The magic of M-G-M’s wonderfully colorful and unique fantasy has melted hearts for more than seven decades with its indelible melodies and transcendent themes of family, home and the courage to pursue dreams. To celebrate the beloved movie’s 75th anniversary, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has brought The Wizard of Oz into the present and beyond with a brand new kind of magic: a stunning 3D Blu-ray™.
Adapted from L. Frank Baum’s timeless children’s tale about a Kansas girl’s journey over the rainbow, The Wizard of Oz starred Judy Garland as Dorothy, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow; Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion; Jack Haley as the Tin Woodman and Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch.
The Wizard of Oz received five Academy Award® nominations , including Best Picture (Outstanding Production), and captured two Oscars® -- Best Song (“Over the Rainbow”) and Best Original Score -- plus a special award for Outstanding Juvenile Performance by Ms. Garland.