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The Wizard of Oz Coming Back to Theatres for 70th Anniversary

Posted by GoreMaster Special Effects on August 24, 2009

The Wizard of Oz

From FilmJunk.com

An old classic that’s getting another chance to shine on the big screen, and miraculously, in this case we’re not talking about a remake. Victor Fleming’s 1939 classic The Wizard of Oz turns 70 this year, and as a way of celebrating the event, Warner Home Video, NCM Fathom, and Turner Classic Movies are bringing it back to theatres next month. It will be a special one-night only screening of the remastered film in high-definition, along with a retrospective featurette called “To Oz! The Making of a Classic”.

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This screening will take place at select theatres across the U.S. (449 in all) on Wed. September 23rd, starting at 7 pm. To find a screening near you, check out the Fathom Events website. The Wizard of Oz 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition also hits DVD and Blu-ray the following Tuesday (Sept. 29th).

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