This year, the film adaptation of The Wizard of Oz
turns 80. It's considered one of the most influential films ever made — for the song "Over the Rainbow," for being made in Technicolor, for jumpstarting Judy Garland's career and for launching a cottage industry of people who believe it's much more than a modern fairy tale.
We discussed what makes this movie so beloved with Wizard of Oz
expert John Fricke.
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