Classic Movie Posters: “The Wizard of Oz” (1939 – MGM)

Classic Movie Posters
“The Wizard of Oz” (1939 – MGM)

“The Wizard of Oz” (1939) the classic musical produced by MGM and based on the 1900 novel ‘The Wonderful Wizard of Oz’ by L. Frank Baum. “The Wizard of Oz” stars Judy Garland as Dorothy, Terry the dog billed as Toto, Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow, Jack Haley as the Tin Man, Bert Lahr as the Cowardly Lion, Frank Morgan as the Wizard of Oz, Billie Burke as Glinda the Good Witch of the North, Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch of the West, with Charley Grapewin as Uncle Henry and Clara Blandick as Aunt Em, and the Singer Midgets as the Munchkins, with Pat Walshe as leader of the flying monkeys.

"The Wizard of Oz" (1939 - MGM) movie poster

“The Hunger Games” Brings In $214 Million Worldwide

“The Hunger Games” opened with a staggering $155 million at U.S. and Canadian box offices, beating Hollywood’s lofty expectations and making history as the third-highest domestic film opening. “Hunger Games” also set records for highest opening of a non-sequel film and biggest debut outside the summer blockbuster season. The film is an action-filled survival drama based on the first of three best-selling young adult novels by Suzanne Collins. Jennifer Lawrence stars as Katniss Everdeen, a teen girl who fights in a televised battle-to-the-death ordered by her society’s rulers. Everdeen becomes a beacon of hope for freedom against the totalitarian government.