The Wizard of Oz (1939) Image

Universal acclaim - based on 4 Critics

User Score

Generally favorable reviews- based on 205 Ratings

Summary: In this charming film based on the popular L.Frank Baum stories, Dorothy and her dog Toto are caught in a tornado's path and somehow end up in the land of Oz. Here she meets some memorable friends and foes in her journey to meet the Wizard of Oz who everyone says can help her return home and possibly grant her new friends their goals of a brain, heart and courage.
Runtime: 101 min
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Production: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)
Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Comedy, Musical
Country: USA
Language: English
Director Credit
George Cukor Director
King Vidor Director
Mervyn LeRoy Director
Victor Fleming Director
Writer Credit
Arthur Freed Writer
Bert Lahr Writer
E.Y. Harburg Writer
Edgar Allan Woolf Screenplay
Florence Ryerson Screenplay
George Seaton Writer
Herbert Fields Writer
Herman J. Mankiewicz Writer
Irving Brecher Writer
Jack Haley Writer
Jack Mintz Writer
John Lee Mahin Writer
L. Frank Baum From The Book By
Noel Langley Screenplay
Ogden Nash Writer
Robert Pirosh Writer
Samuel Hoffenstein Writer
Sid Silvers Writer
William H. Cannon Writer
Principal Cast Credit
Frank Morgan Professor Marvel/The Gatekeeper/The Carriage Driver/The Doorman/The Wizard Of Oz
Judy Garland Dorothy
Cast Credit
Amelia Batchelor Inhabitant Of Emerald City
Bert Lahr 'Zeke'/The Cowardly Lion
Billie Burke Glinda
Charles Becker Munchkin Mayor
Charley Grapewin Uncle Henry
Clara Blandick Auntie Em
Dorothy Barrett Emerald City Manicurist
Jack Haley 'Hickory'/The Tin Man
Margaret Hamilton Miss Gulch/The Wicked Witch Of The West
Pat Walshe Nikko
Ray Bolger 'Hunk'/The Scarecrow
Terry Toto
The Singer Midgets The Munchkins
Producer Credit
Arthur Freed Associate Producer
Mervyn LeRoy Producer Movie title data, credits, and poster art provided by: