The amazing classic the Wizard of Oz (1939) will be screening at 5:30pm on Sunday April 17th, the third of the Classic Films on River series, a special series screening some of the most loved classic films from the 30s, 40s, and 50s for classic movie lovers in the Russian River Valley.
When a tornado rips through Kansas, Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her dog, Toto, are whisked away in their house to the magical land of Oz. They follow the Yellow Brick Road toward the Emerald City to meet the Wizard, and en route they meet a Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) that needs a brain, a Tin Man (Jack Haley) missing a heart, and a Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) who wants courage. The wizard asks the group to bring him the broom of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) to earn his help.
All Audiences, 1h 42min
Release date: August 25, 1939 (USA)
Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger
Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, Mervyn LeRoy, King Vidor, Norman Taurog