To the internet archive community, time is running out. Frank baum that spans various mediums, including books, movies, stageplays, video games, comic books and more. This price guide has uptodate prices latest update was on spetember 2019 on almost all collectible wizard of oz series books and serves as the most useful tool whether you are interested in buying or selling. The oz books form a series that begins with the wonderful wizard of oz and relates the fictional history of the land of oz. Return to oz is a 1985 britishamerican fantasy film directed and written by walter murch, cowritten by gill dennis and produced by paul maslansky. A little boy, tip, escapes from his evil guardian, the witch mombi, with the help of a walking wooden figure with a jackolantern head named jack pumpkinhead brought to life with the magic powder of life tip stole from mombi, as well as a living sawhorse created from the same powder. Aaron pacentine is raising funds for remembering disneys return to oz a documentary film on kickstarter. The oz books form a book series that begins with the wonderful wizard of oz 1900 and relate the fictional history of the land of oz. Frank baums oz series of childrens books, and works derived from them. Book online now ozbook accommodation booking service for. Return to oz falken chronicles book 3 piers platt we kind of got set up for this book with the ending of escape from olympus, we just didnt know how he was going to save weaver.
I was hoping to receive some pictures i dont have myself from others i. Other than that and the constantly reused poster art for cover, this novel is a mustread for a great disney oz movie and out of all the return to oz books is the only one to tell you the full story. Early drafts of the script for return to oz reflect this, with the nome king cutting up the ruby slippers to make his magical ruby belt. Peed all of my videos are transferred and uploaded by me. She is inspired by the witch of the same name from the second oz book and princess langwidere from the third oz book. Walt disneys pictures return to oz storyteller cassette tape vintage rare 1977. The first readalongs, book andrecord sets, were released in 1965 by disneyland records now walt disney records. Financial analysis of return to oz 1985 including budget, domestic and international box office gross, dvd and bluray sales reports, total earnings and profitability.
By contrast, dorothy here looks much closer in age to how she did in the original illustrations for what its worth, shes played by. Already own wizard of oz books and want to know what they are worth. In 1954, walt disney productions bought the film rights to baums remaining oz books to use in the television series disneyland. The great ocean road has so much to offer visitors. The movie is actually about a young girl being subjected to the sadistic world of traumabased mind control. First installment for a slideshow for disneys return to oz movie, using the music of david shire and putting it together with scans from the picture books, magazines, merchandise and tiein. Why is the metrogoldwynmayer 1939 wizard of oz movie so different from the original l. Walt disney return to oz book lot of 2 read along no. Also, i give my first impressions on the premiere episode of emerald city 2017. Dorothy of oz is a 1989 childrens novel written by l. Frank baum, the author of the original oz books, portrayed just that with his. Even while he was alive, baum was styled as the royal historian of oz to. Rather than adapt a later or create a new oz story, this production has dorothy still in posession of the shoes, and she clings to an apple tree during a tornado which takes her back to oz. Listing of disney readalong book and tape sets circa 1988 disney readalongs are a series of illustrated books for children with accompanying recordings of the books being read.
Return to oz slideshow pt 3 search for scarecrow youtube. Frank baum, who went on to write fourteen fulllength oz books. Frank baum 18561919 one of the greatest american novels and a popular culture sensation, the wonderful wizard of oz depicts the adventures of the young dorothy gale, who is swept away from her colorless farm home in kansas by a cyclone, and winds up in the magical land of oz. He was obsessed with machines, and had an electro therapy machine that resembled a face. Thirtytwo years ago, disneys return to oz premiered in theatres and managed to scare the living hell out of. The scarecrow, tin woodman, and lion using the names created for the nearlyabstract. But my mother was still excited to see it, so she had asked a friend to find her a copy of the film, and we had watched it. Tip ends up on an adventure with the scarecrow and tin woodsman. Nov 23, 2016 the israeli author, whose most recent novel is judas, would like to meet chekhov, if only to gossip with him. I first saw this book in primary school, and i loved looking at it.
The book was adapted into a film called legends of oz. The wizard of oz originally published as the wonderful wizard of oz l. The wastelands of oz is so good i kept longing for illustrations similar to the ones that were in the oz books i checked out of the library when i was little girl. This 80s followup to the wizard of oz is based upon two of l. Return to oz appears earnest in its efforts to add to the wizard of oz mythology, but what a disappointment. Mar 30, 2015 tomorrow book two in danielle paiges dark and twisted oz series hits the shelves. The film, which was based loosely on the books ozma of oz and the marvelous land of oz, reveals that ozmas father was the king of oz before the wizard came, and mombi made ozma her slave. The ten deadliest snakes in the world with steve irwin real wild documentary duration. The wizard of oz read along book and record peter pan. The wonderful wizard of oz is the title of a childrens book written by l frank baum in 1900 which had. It stars nicol williamson, jean marsh, piper laurie, and fairuza balk as dorothy gale in her first screen role. The only thing wrong with this book is the beginning of chapter 20 where page 182 somehow accidentally continues a sentence from the next page too soon, causing a zigzag when reading. All of the baum written books are in the public domain in the united states.
Other than that and the constantly reused poster art for cover, this novel is a mustread for a great disney oz movie and out of all the return to oz books. She wears a red and gold dress that spikes out at the top. Dorothy begins this new adventure into the fairylands of oz when an earthquake splits the earth open under her. It centers around a nice variety of fans who give their own views on the film, both what makes it work and what doesnt. Trapped in an unknown land, dorothy must find a way back home and. Frank baum and went on to write fourteen fulllength oz books.
Baums son wrote one that is outofprint called the laughing dragon of oz. Anyone reading this should first be aware that it is not a novel like the l. It performed poorly at the box office, grossing 11. Walt disney storyteller cassette tapes double sided in used condition. Return to oz was the first horror film i ever saw, and i love it today just as much as i did when i was 5. Buy ozma of oz book online at low prices in india ozma of oz.
Glinda of oz, the last oz book that baum wrote, was published in 1920. Princess ozma is the ruler of the land of oz who appears as a minor and later major character in the oz books and a supporting character in return to oz appearances return to oz. The wonderful wizard of oz forgotten books lyman frank baum on. Fairuza balk talks return to oz documentary dread central. Is the expired on the wonderful wizard of oz vhs tapes.
Gossip, after all, is a distant cousin of stories and novels, although. But after i got into return to oz i liked it and found it very interesting and a bit scary i was only 8 years. Dec 11, 2014 the 1985 disney production return to oz is considered by many as one of the most terrifying childrens movies ever made. She is the most significant antagonist in the second oz book the marvelous land of oz 1904, and is alluded to in other works. However, his machine damaged the minds of the patients, where he and nurse wilson. Due to huge success, frank wrote several installments of oz in next few years.
This time, he covers land of oz 1904, ozma of oz 1907, and the movie return to oz 1985. Marina warner on the visionary ideals of the wizard of oz. The 11 most traumatizing moments from return to oz the movie that traumatized 80s kids everywhere. In this book dorothy is an adult with a teenage daughter, maryjane, who has a secret. He reappears in numerous adaptations, such as the wizard of oz 1939, the wiz 1978 and return to oz. Prices for oz books the first edition changes annually. I never appreciated that there were other books in the wizard of oz series until an elderly gentleman recommended it to me whilst i was on a train journey. Oz books wikipedia collectibles, rare, first editions oz books wikipedia section provides anyone interested in collectible oz books with information about the oz books series by l. Oz is a fantasy franchise created by american author l. Frank baum novel the wonderful wizard of oz, which was adapted to the 1939 classic film the wizard of oz. The book details dorothy gale returning to the land of oz when a jester has been using the wand of the wicked witch of the west which also contained the ghost of the wicked witch of the west to take over the land of oz. I did think though that ozma was portrayed a little blandly. Return to oz vhs, 1999, full frame anniversary edition.
Though return to oz takes its cue from the wizard of oz, rather than baums books, in portraying dorothys trip to the magical land as a dream, the framing device it uses is more sinister. Dorothy gale is from kansas and she is caught in a cyclone. His name is pronounced with a long o, a homophone of toe toe. Frank baums amazing oz books are creepier than you. Jul 18, 2008 the showbiz history of baums imaginary utopia has patted it into a more fairytale shape. Walt disney storyteller 8 cassette tapes peter pan bambi. While many of its scenes are indeed pure nightmare fodder for young minds, there is one fact that is even more disturbing. I was able to find free copies of all 40 of these works online. Frank baum books primarily the marvelous land of oz and ozma of oz, the first two sequels.
Denslow for the first edition of the wonderful wizard of oz 1900. And is transported to oz, when shes there she meets the scarecrow, cowardly lion, and the tin wood man. Ruth plumly thompson took over as a royal historian of oz in 1921 with the royal book of oz originally authorship was wrongly attributed to baum and proceeded to write an oz book a year for nineteen years until 1939. Now, almost over 10 years later, i am now keeping it. Frank baum and the oz series lies, in part, in the continuing stories that sprang out of the imaginations of other authors. Surprisingly, george m hill company, the publisher of the first book agreed to publish only if this story was presented as broadway musical and it did in 1902. Get the best deals on disney book tape in audiobooks when you shop the largest online selection at. Vintage and unusual books and ephemera, specializing in wizard of oz books, first editions, paper and unusual oz and roycroft collectibles. Together with her strange new friends, she will free the people of oz from the rule of wicked witches and false wizards in her search for a way home. Young kansas farm girl dorothy gale is taken by a tornado to the marvelous land of oz. Return to oz is a walt disney film yes, that disney made in 1985, which was supposed to be both a semisequel to the mgm the wizard of oz and a more accurate adaptation of the more obscure original printedpage l. The first book was famously adapted to film by mgm in 1939, starring judy garland as dorothy. Return to oz is remarkably different than judy garlands classic. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders.
Several authors wrote the final seven books of the official series. Whats the difference between the wonderful wizard of oz the book and the wizard of oz the movie. Return to oz the falken chronicles book 3 by piers platt. I am undecided whether i think this is a good book or not, because its hard to tell what demographic it was intended for. Return to oz is a film that deserves more attention than it gets, and this film finally gave it some of that well deserved attention.
She has to follow the yellow brick road to get home. Worley was a psychiatrist who appeared in the 1985 movie return to oz. The land of oz originally published as the marvelous land of oz l. In the subsequent novel ozma of oz, one of the books on which this film is based, dorothy and her friends meet the nome king who possesses a magical belt with properties similar to those of the silver shoes. The series was so popular that after baums death and by special arrangement, oz books continued to be written for the series by other authors. A grand memory book celebrating a half century of ozzy fellowship. A retrospective on the disney film with cast, crew members, and fans of the film.
She was portrayed by the considerably older judy garland in the wizard of oz, to which return to oz serves as a sequel note. She, her kitten eureka, her cousin zeb, and a horse named jim fall into the hole and land in a city of glass. Apr 25, 2006 many heads yell while dorothy runs scared. Rent return to oz 1985 on dvd and bluray dvd netflix. Transferred from a recording of the peter pan presents book and record the wizard of oz. Remembering disneys return to oz a documentary film by. The wizard of oz book report by elijaah escobar on prezi. Sep 30, 2008 buy return to oz 2nd revised edition by brown, john isbn. Bambi petes dragon breer rabbit and the tar baby petes dragon the wizard of oz robin hood its a small world mary poppins cinderella winnie the pooh and the blustery day lady and the tramp the jungle book. Also, a guy named alexander volkov wrote six outofprint books of oz i coulnt find. Disney released an unofficial liveaction sequel to the 1939 mgm film the wizard of oz. Mar 20, 20 nikki and kristen are joined by wyatt wegryzn, who owns bookworks, to talk about the fascination the public has with the great and powerful oz. Mombi plays a very important role in the fictional history of oz. This land under the earth is home to a cold, heartless vegetable people.
Dorothy barely escapes a psychiatric experiment only to be called back to oz, which, in the meantime, has become a dark shell of its former glory. Whats the difference between the wonderful wizard of oz the. The wizard of oz is my favourite movie and has been since the first time i rented it as a little girl. Other books for children followed the original oz book, and baum continued to produce the popular oz books until his death in 1919. Dorothy and her friends are joined by the wizard of oz and nine piglets, and then make their. Welcome to ozbook accommodation booking service for the bellarine peninsula, geelong and great ocean road. In 1939, a film was released named the wizard of oz, directed by judy garland. Return to oz is so different that the first time, it took a bit of time to get into the more dark and gothic expression. Well this was an interesting concept the childrens film that isnt for children. Nov 10, 2014 return to oz, however, wasnt a sequel. Frank baums book series with an intermittently dazzling adventure that never quite recaptures the magic of its classic. Ive been reading the original 15 book series for the first time since my childhood and the books and illustrations are as good as i remember.
Having thought about it overnight, however, return to oz is very much of its time in that regard and is certainly not alone in the well, its rated pg but really this will scare the shit out of my 6 year old bracket. The books are both square shaped with the tape cassette being not as wide as the record, allowing the pictures inside to have a bit more. This time, i cover land of oz 1904, ozma of oz 1907, and the movie return to oz 1985. Rent return to oz 1985 starring fairuza balk and nicol williamson on dvd and bluray. Dorothy finds herself back in the land of her dreams where she makes delightful new friends like tik tok, jack pumpkinhead, and the gum, as well as dangerous ne. The film fails not because its poorly acted or made balk is sweet and affecting, and it has decent production values but in its execution. The wonderful wizard of oz is a childrens novel written by l. The cover which you can see in the books of oz site has a photo of dorothy, billina and tiktok in the ruins of the emerald city a stone statue of a man at the bottom of the steps is behind them, although im pretty sure that back in olr it had a different cover, but. Return to oz was released in theaters on june 21, 1985.910 321 70 12 1377 863 1071 1404 1283 863 527 1018 763 270 339 617 1139 107 758 89 1382 1152 197 1405 996 1459 480 984 897 401 683 295