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The Dreamer of Oz (1990)

TV Movie  |   |  Biography, Drama, Family  |  10 December 1990 (USA)
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The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.

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Matilda Electa Joslyn Gage
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Al Badham / Cowardly Lion
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W.W. Denslow
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Harriet Alvena Baum Neal
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Dorothy Leslie Gage / Dorothy Gale
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Helen Leslie Gage Gage
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Charlie H. Gage
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Ned Brown / Farmer
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Frank Joslyn Baum (5-9 years) (as Tim Eyster)
Joshua Boyd ...
Frank Joslyn Baum (3 years)
Roger Steffens ...
Salesman (as Roger Steffans)
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Albert the Reporter
Frank Hamilton ...
Sullivan
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The film is the biography of Frank Baum, the children's book author and creator of the fantasy world Oz.

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The Dreamer of Oz: The L. Frank Baum Story  »

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Trivia

This prior unavailable 1990 TV film appears for the first time on disc 2 on the two - disc The Wizard of Oz 70th Anniversary DVD set. See more »

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Baum is shown wincing at W.W. Denslow's cigar smoke. He smoked cigars himself, and resorted to chewing unlit cigars in public on allegations of doctor's orders. See more »

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References The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1914) See more »

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Main Title
From the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz (1939)
Music by Harold Arlen and Herbert Stothart
Arranged by Herbert Stothart
Orchestrated by Murray Cutter
Played offscreen in final scene by the M-G-M Studio Orchestra
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A beautiful film, every bit as magical as his classic tale! You laugh, you cry and you see the remarkable true story of the writer of America's most loved fairy tale! Highly recommended! The story of Dorothy is heartwrenching and one man's struggle to do what he believed in is highly inspirational!


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