New to the children's list: the full, uncut screenplay of The Wizard of Oz, one of the most influential and popular family films of all time. When The Wizard of Oz was released in 1939 by MGM, few could have foreseen that it would have retained such enduring appeal. Yet over 60 years on, a third generation is being raised on Dorothy's adventures with the Scarecrow, the Tin Man and the Munchkins. This full version of the original screenplay is for families, schools and children's drama groups to enjoy.
Noel Langley was a South African novelist, playwright, screenwriter and director. He wrote the screenplay which formed the basis for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.