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Over the Rainbow

Over the Rainbow


by Judy Garland


Dorothy studio portrait

These studio shots of stars were used to promote films.

Garland studio portrait

Garland's portraits out of Dorothy character were a lot more grown-up.

Dorothy and Toto

Classic still from The Wizard of Oz.

Arriving at the Emerald City

In another classic image, Dorothy Gale (Judy Garland) and her new friends finally arrive at the Emerald City to meet the Wizard of Oz.

The ruby slippers

Technicolor is everything: apparently the slippers were originally silver, but the 1939 film wanted to show off the fact that they had color.

L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Cover (1900)

The original illustrations by W. W. Denslow provided an initial model for later musical, visual and film adaptations of the story.

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