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Ojo and Unc Nunkie are out of food, so they decide to journey to the Emerald City where they will never starve. Along the way, they meet Mewel, a waif and stray (mule) who leads them to Dr.... See full summary »

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Violet MacMillan ...
Frank Moore ...
Raymond Russell ...
Leontine Dranet ...
Bobbie Gould ...
Marie Wayne ...
Richard Rosson ...
Danx, a Noble Munchkin (as Dick Rosson)
Frank Bristol ...
Fred Woodward ...
Todd Wright ...
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The Scarecrow (as Herbert Glennon)
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The Cowardly Lion / Tottenhot (as Al Roach)
Dave Anderson ...
The Hungry Tiger (as Andy Anderson)
Jessie May Walsh ...
William Cook ...
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Ojo and Unc Nunkie are out of food, so they decide to journey to the Emerald City where they will never starve. Along the way, they meet Mewel, a waif and stray (mule) who leads them to Dr. Pipt, who has been stirring the powder of life for nine years. Ojo adds plenty of brains to Margolotte's Patchwork servant before she is brought to life with the powder. When Scraps does come to life, she accidentally knocks the liquid of petrifaction upon Unc Nunkie, Margolotte, and Danx (daughter Jesseva's boyfriend). So all go on separate journeys to find the ingredients to the antidote. (Of course Jesseva has Danx shrunken to take with her, which causes trouble with Jinjur.) Of course, no one ever told Ojo that some of the ingredients were illegal to obtain... Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

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Ragged Girl of Oz  »

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Film debut of Charles Ruggles, who had previously appeared on stage in the related play The Tik-Tok Man of Oz. See more »

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The character of Ojo is stated several times to be a boy, but is referred to as a girl in one of the dialogue caption cards. See more »

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Referenced in Mr. Stitch (1995) See more »

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More strange stuff in the universe of Oz
23 April 2001 | by (Minneapolis, MN) – See all my reviews

Anybody who has seen THE WIZARD OF OZ (and who hasn't) should check out this earlier silent story from the Land of Oz. Don't expect the same story though as the Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion only show up at the end of the movie. The Patchwork Girl resembles an acrobatic Bozo the Clown with dreadlocks and a hoopskirt. Other bizarre creatures that show up include the Woozy (a sort of cardboard-box/cat creature) and the scary but lonesome Zoop.


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