MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 17,462 this week

Return to Oz (1964)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Family | Musical  -  9 February 1964 (USA)
6.4
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.4/10 from 88 users  
Reviews: write review | 1 critic

Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz.... See full summary »

Writers:

(novel),
0Check in
0Share...

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 196 titles
created 26 Aug 2011
 
a list of 37 titles
created 07 Sep 2011
 
list image
a list of 32 titles
created 16 Jul 2012
 
list image
a list of 836 titles
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 5078 titles
created 3 months ago
 

Related Items

Search for "Return to Oz" on Amazon.com

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Return to Oz (TV Movie 1964)

Return to Oz (TV Movie 1964) on IMDb 6.4/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Return to Oz.

User Polls

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Short | Animation | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

A young shepherd, Lucas, is blinded by lightening, and some kindly nuns at a nearby abbey take him in. Sister Catherine describes snow to Lucas, who has never seen it. Lucas gets chosen to ... See full summary »

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Angela Lansbury, Cyril Ritchard, David Kelley
Certificate: Passed Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home.

Directors: Victor Fleming, George Cukor, and 3 more credits »
Stars: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, Ray Bolger
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6/10 X  

Dorothy wakes up in post-tornado Kansas, only to be whisked back to Oz to try to save her old friends the Scarecrow, the Lion, the Tin Man and Glinda from a devious new villain, the Jester.... See full summary »

Directors: Will Finn, Dan St. Pierre
Stars: Lea Michele, Kelsey Grammer, Dan Aykroyd
Here Comes Peter Cottontail (TV Movie 1971)
Animation | Family | Musical
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

With the help of a time machine, Peter Cottontail must rescue Easter from the hands of the malicious Irontail.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Danny Kaye, Paul Frees, Joan Gardner
The First Easter Rabbit (TV Movie 1976)
Animation | Family
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

A beloved toy stuffed rabbit is rescued by a fairy to be the first Easter Rabbit.

Directors: Jules Bass, Arthur Rankin Jr.
Stars: Burl Ives, Robert Morse, Stan Freberg
Family | Fantasy | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.1/10 X  

A wicked king has taken over the Emerald City, and wants his daughter, Princess Gloria, to marry the horrid courtier Googly-Goo, though she loves Pon, the Gardener's Boy. The camera now ... See full summary »

Director: L. Frank Baum
Stars: Violet MacMillan, Frank Moore, Pierre Couderc
Adventure | Family | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  

A small-time magician is swept away to an enchanted land and is forced into a power struggle between three witches.

Director: Sam Raimi
Stars: James Franco, Michelle Williams, Rachel Weisz
Family

Cinderella's Secrets starts from a traditional myth with a universal message and develop it in a modern way.

The Wizard of Oz (1990–1991)
Animation | Action | Adventure
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Charles Adler, Liz Georges, David Lodge
Comedy | Family | Fantasy
Drama | Family | Fantasy

The continuation of J.M. Barrie's "Peter Pan," where a grown-up Wendy dreams that Neverland is in trouble and recruits her brothers and the Lost Boys to go back there and save the day.

Edit

Cast

Complete credited cast:
Larry D. Mann ...
Rusty (the Tin Man) (voice) (as Larry Mann)
Alfie Scopp ...
Carl Banas ...
Dandy Lion (the Cowardly Lion) / Wizard of Oz (voice) (as Carl Banis)
Susan Morse ...
Munchkins (voice)
Peggi Loder ...
Susan Conway ...
Dorothy Gale (voice)
Edit

Storyline

Rather than adapt a later or create a new Oz story, this production has Dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to Oz. The Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Lion (using the names created for the nearly-abstract television series, Tales of the Wizard of Oz, from which this was derived) have had their MGM gifts destroyed by the restored Wicked Witch, and the four proceed to the Wizard for help, who is ineffectual as usual. Written by Scott Hutchins <scottandrewh@home.com>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Plot Keywords:

wizard | tornado | witch | lion | scarecrow | See All (9) »


Edit

Details

Official Sites:

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

9 February 1964 (USA)  »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Color:

See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Susan Morse sang Dorothy's songs, as Susan Conway did not sing. The TV Guide for the program billed Morse as a Munchkin, presumably as Rankin/Bass did not want it publicized that Conway, who was in her first role, didn't sing. See more »

Connections

Version of The Wizard of Oz (1939) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Message Boards

Discuss Return to Oz (1964) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?