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The film started out in Black and white the ( reality) scenes at the farm and coming storm but somewhere en route to Oz- the film abruptly changed to technicolor- multic olor horses, and so on. This was unusual for the time and a neat trick. As many people are only familiar ( as I was) with the film on Black and White TV, this expanding trick was lost . As far as I know this was the only movie where they used this trick, as Technicolor was well-estabished in about l935 ( Elizabeth and Essex was in technicolor) and Oz came out in l939. so it paradoxically in a sense, Black and white is considered morfe ( realistic, newspaper-like) also having arguably a greater usable shelf-life, it was used almost exculsively on US movie filmed during the War / (l94l-45) with some exceptions. The Oz film was made in l939.

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In the original 1939 classic, The WIzard of Oz, protagonist Dorothy is swept into a tornado to a fantasy world and needs the help of the wizard to return home. The wizard was played by actor Frank Morgan.

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Michael Jackson (August 29, 1958 - June 25, 2009) played in "The Wiz," but not in "The Wizard of Oz."

Specifically, "The Wizard of Oz" was filmed in 1939. "The Wiz," which is an adaptation of the original 1900 book edition upon which the 1939 film is based, was made in 1978. Michael was not the only black actor in "The Wiz," but he was the cast member whose performance career started in early childhood.

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at the start of the yellow brick road look very carefully i seen one, there my be more.

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