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Return to Oz (1964)

TV Movie  -   -  Animation | Family | Musical  -  9 February 1964 (USA)
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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 »

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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)
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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>

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The program was first shown on TV just two weeks after CBS's 1964 telecast of "The Wizard of Oz", with Judy Garland. See more »

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