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Divers Search For Judy Garland's Stolen Ruby Slippers

The shoes were stolen from a glass case at the museum in 2005 and bosses have been trying to track down the priceless memorabilia ever since. Longrunning rumours suggest the sparkly slippers,...

Cowardly Lion Costume Sells For $3 Million

The Cowardly Lion costume actor Bert Lahr wore in The Wizard Of Oz has sold at auction for more than $3 million (£2 million).The outfit went under the hammer at a Bonham's Turner Classic Movies...

Cowardly Lion Costume From Wizard Of Oz Film Up For Auction Again

The Cowardly Lion costume featured in Hollywood classic The Wizard Of Oz is set to hit the auction block on Monday (24Nov14).The outfit was worn by actor Bert Lahr in the 1939 movie, in which...

Emerald City Series Cancelled Before Its First Season

A Tv series inspired by The Wizard Of Oz has been cancelled before its debut.Emerald City was ordered straight-to-series in January (14), but creative differences with producers have led bosses at Nbc in the U.S....

Lady Gaga Dresses As Dorothy For Wizard Of Oz-themed Show

Lady Gaga channelled Judy Garland's iconic portrayal of Dorothy in The Wizard Of Oz for a live performance on U.S. Tv on Monday morning (09Sep13).The singer started her performance on Good Morning America by singing...

Warner Bros. Spending Big For Wizard Of Oz Anniversary

Studio bosses at Warner Bros. are planning a huge $25 million (£16 million) extravaganza to celebrate the 75th anniversary of The Wizard Of Oz.The family favourite was released on 25 August 1939, and to mark...

Anti-margaret Thatcher Song Misses Out On Chart Top Spot

Online campaigners hoping to celebrate the death of former British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher by hyping a re-release of The Wizard Of Oz tune Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead! have missed out on a...

The Wizard Of Oz Stars Saddened By Witch Song Campaign

The Wizard Of Oz star Ruth Duccini feels "ashamed" and "very sad" that the film's song Ding Dong! The Witch Is Dead has been used to celebrate the passing of former U.K. Prime Minister Margaret...

Jaws And Jurassic Park Movie Memorabilia Up For Auction

Artefacts from iconic films Jaws, Jurassic Park and The Wizard Of Oz are set to go under the hammer during a special memorabilia auction next month (Mar13).Among the collection of original movie props are Richard...

Mila Kunis' Career Comes Full Circle With Oz The Great And Powerful

Mila Kunis' acting career has come full circle - she played a witch in an elementary school production of The Wizard Of Oz nearly two decades before starring in the movie's prequel.The 29 year old,...

Cowardly Lion's Costume On Sale

A top film memorabilia collector is selling Burt Lahr's Cowardly Lion costume from The Wizard Of Oz to fund a new museum.James Comisar is calling on Hollywood's biggest names to consider digging deep for the...

James Franco's Grandmother Appears In New Wizard Of Oz Movie

The new The Wizard Of Oz prequel was a family affair for James Franco - he reportedly landed his grandmother a role in the movie.The Milk star plays the wizard in Oz: The Great and...

Rachel Weisz Juggled Bourne And Wizard Of Oz Shoots

Bosses behind the new The Wizard Of Oz prequel re-arranged shoots so British actress Rachel Weisz could be part of the movie while she was also filming The Bourne Legacy.The Constant Gardener star had signed...

Rachel Weisz Thrilled With Wicked Witch Role

Rachel Weisz was thrilled to land a role as the Wicked Witch of the East in The Wizard Of Oz prequel because it gave her the chance to play a villain.The British actress stars...

Judy Garland's Wizard Of Oz Dress Sells For $480,000

The famed blue and white gingham outfit worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard Of Oz has made nearly half a million dollars at auction.The white, puff-ball blouse and blue gingham pinafore, which the star...

Judy Garland's Wizard Of Oz Dress Up For Sale

The iconic blue and white gingham outfit worn by Judy Garland in The Wizard Of Oz is set to go up for auction.Garland wore a white, puff-ball blouse and blue gingham pinafore to play Dorothy...

O'connor To Play The Wizard In Lloyd Webber's Oz

Beloved British TV personality Des O Connor has signed on to play The Wizard in Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Wizard Of Oz stageshow.The octogenarian will take on the magic role at the London Palladium from...

Kate Winslet, Anne Hathaway & Sarandon Get Literary For Online Book Collection

Kate Winslet, Anne Hathaway and Susan Sarandon are fronting a new line of audio books, reading classics like The Wizard Of Oz and Emile Zola's Therese Raquin.The trio have signed up to give voice to...

Dicaprio Helps Academy Museum Bosses Buy Garland's Ruby Slippers

Judy Garland's ruby slippers from The Wizard Of Oz have a new home at the Academy Museum of Motion Pictures, thanks to Leonardo DiCaprio.The iconic shoes were sold at auction by collector Debbie Reynolds last...

Crawford Celebrates 70th Birthday With Wizard Of Oz Co-stars

Veteran British actor Michael Crawford celebrated his 70th birthday in style on Thursday (19Jan12) as his The Wizard Of Oz co-stars threw a party to mark the milestone.Crawford is currently starring as the wizard in...

Wizard Of Oz Performance Scrapped Over Technical Glitch

A West End performance of The Wizard Of Oz had to be abandoned after 15 minutes on Thursday (12Jan12) due to a technical hitch.The audience at the London Palladium was left baffled when a problem...

Munchkin Items Fetch A Small Fortune At Hollywood Auction

The Munchkins from The Wizard Of Oz were all the rage at a Hollywood auction on Friday (16Dec11) after two items sailed way past the prices they were expected to fetch.An original Munchkin soldier hat...

Munchkin Star Slover Dies

The Wizard Of Oz star Karl Slover has died at the age of 93.Slover, one of the last surviving actors who played Munchkins in the 1939 film, passed away after suffering a cardiac arrest in...

Garland's Wizard Of Oz Dress To Join Ruby Slippers At Auction

The iconic blue and white gingham pinafore dress Judy Garland wore in The Wizard Of Oz is to be auctioned off in California next month (Dec11) alongside the actress' ruby slippers.Both items will go under...

The Real Ruby Slippers From The Wizard Of Oz For Sale

The actual ruby slippers Judy Garland clicked together to send her character Dorothy back to Kansas in The Wizard Of Oz are to be auctioned off in December (11).Replicas and stunt shoes have been sold...

Lady Gaga Receives Ruby Slippers For Birthday

Lady Gaga received an extra special birthday present as she celebrated turning 25 on Monday (28Mar11) - she was given a pair of The Wizard Of Oz-style ruby slippers.The pop superstar performed at the Staples...

Elton John Cancels Concert

Sir Elton John has cancelled a concert after falling ill with food poisoning.The 63-year-old musician - who is currently touring America - was due to perform to 8,800 fans at Arizona's Tuscon Arena last night...

Marilyn Monroe Dress Sells At Auction

A dress worn by Marilyn Monroe in 'Gentlemen Prefer Blondes' has sold for £213,000 at auction. The pink satin gown - which was worn by Marilyn as she performed classic number 'Diamonds Are a Girl's...

Sam Raimi For Oz Prequel?

Sam Raimi is set to direct 'Oz, The Great and Powerful'.The filmmaker has been offered the chance to helm the Disney prequel to the 1939 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' although he is yet to...

Michele Heading To Oz As Dorothy

GLEE star LEA MICHELE is heading down the yellow brick road with DAN AYKROYD and KELSEY GRAMMER - she's landed the role of DOROTHY in a new animated movie-musical based on the THE WIZARD OF...

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