everyone i am sure has seen the movie The wizard of Oz.It was one of my all time favorites growing up besides Alice in wonderland.I have decided to give you some interesting facts about the movie because my next post, we will be making a tin man.
Did you know the lions costume was made of real lion skin?
They used chocolate as oil for the tin man.
The snow was asbestos!
Liza Manelli,Dorothys daughter,married the tin mans son.
The horses from the emerald city scene were dyed with jello.
Totos real name wasTerry and was also female.
Toto got payed $125 dollars a week. munchkins got payed $50 a week.
Twentieth century fox wanted Shirly Temple as Dorothy.
Over the rainbow was almost cut from the movie .
Dorothys slippers were size 5.
The wicked witch was a kindergarten teacher before the movie.
The lions costume weighed over 100 pounds.
Producers cut several scenes of the wicked witch because it would have scared children.
The writer of the Wizard of Oz was a chicken breeder.
Judy Garland wanted to adopt Toto but the owner dident want to get rid of her.
Judy Garland couldnot stop laughing after she slapped the lion.
The actors playing the flying monkeys were injured when the wire snapped sending them
to the floor.
The cost of the film added up to a whopping $2,777,ooo a lot of money for that time.
So there you have it, interesting facts about The wizard of oz.The next post we will be making the tin man so log in and i will see you there!
Have an awesome day!
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