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L. Frank Baum (novel)
Barry Mahon (writer)
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31 October 1969 (USA) See more »
so many thrills you'll be _OZIFIED_! See more »
Running away from his evil guardian Mombi, Tip runs off to the Emerald City, where he gets caught up in a palace coup with the Army of Revolt. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)
Chan Mahon ... Tip (as Channy Mahon)
Al Joseph ... The Tin-Woodman
George Wadsworth ... The Pumpkinhead
Michael R. Thomas ... The Scarecrow (as Mike Thomas)
Gil Fields ... The Wogglebug
Zisca Baum ... Mombi (as Zisca)
Caroline Berner ... Gen. Jinjur
Hilary Lee Gaess ... Glinda the Good
Joy Webb ... Ozma
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ray Menard ... The Gump (voice) (uncredited)

Directed by
Barry Mahon 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
L. Frank Baum  novel "The Marvelous Land of Oz"
Barry Mahon  writer

Produced by
Barry Mahon .... producer
Original Music by
George Linsenmann 
Cinematography by
Barry Mahon 
Film Editing by
Steve Cuiffo 
Production Design by
Ray Menard 
Makeup Department
Tom Brumberger .... makeup artist
Michael R. Thomas .... makeup artist (as Mike Thomas)
Michael R. Thomas .... character makeup artist (uncredited)
Camera and Electrical Department
David M. Lang .... camera operator (as David Lang)
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Penni Praigg .... wardrobe
Music Department
Eugene Ventresca .... music arranger (as Gene Ventresca)
Other crew
Clelle Mahon .... script supervisor

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72 min | USA:55 min (Jeffrey C. Hogue cut)
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The actors playing Jellia Jamb (translator/attendant) and Omby Amby (the soldier who can't find his bullets) were hired for one day only and paid in cash, so Mahon never got their names, even though they have speaking parts.See more »
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Barry Mahon's Wonderful Grade-Z Oz!, 26 April 2000
Author: Son of Cathode from New England

Made by exploitation wunderkind Barry Mahon, this well-scrubbed Grade-Z fantasy has all the earmarks of Mahon's other stuff: cute young girls in miniskirts (borrowed from Mahon's adult films); spare, theatrical sets, lots of dull talking scenes, and some passable but silly music. It works better as a filmed stage play than as cinema, but as a bad kiddie film, it can't be beat. Mahon's son Channy is hilarious as a long-haired hippy-child mistaken for a princess(!), but the best character is Jack O'Lantern, a skinny guy wearing a huge grinning pumpkin head; he always looks like he's about to keel over. The funny trailer for this movie made two odd claims: "You'll be OZ-ified!" and "Never before shown anywhere!"

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