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  • Somewhere Over The Rainbow

    versions of Somewhere Over the Rainbow. One of the most famous versions is the one with the ukulele by Israel K. Somewhere Over The Rainbow is a ballad, with music by Harold Arlen and lyrics by E.Y. Harburg. It was written for the 1939 movie The Wizard of Oz. It was sung by actress Judy Garland in her starring role as Dorothy Gale. The song won the Academy Award for The Best Original Song and became Garland’s signature son. It is also one of the most enduring standards of the 20th century…

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  • Symbolism In The Wizard Of Oz

    The representation of a New Religious Movement can be seen throughout the movie “The Wizard of Oz” (Dir. Victor Fleming and George Cukor, 1939). This can be displayed through numerous aspects, such as the mystic symbolism in the film, the ideologies of the witches, and the setting of the plot. Many of the films that we see on a daily basis have…

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  • Observation Essay: The Live Concert

    handful of rows (I didn’t get a chance to see how many). The walls are a beige color and narrow from the back to the front in a “V” formation to draw focus onto the stage. The stage had an industrial look on each side with a large map of the land of Oz. The Emerald City Palace was in the center of this map and was done with green glitter and then further highlighted by a green spotlight. There was also a large metal dragon protruding from the top of the set, keeping watch with its ruby eyes.…

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  • Cinematographic Techniques Used In Film

    Every form and variety of our emotions can be portrayed in film. They allow us to escape and have a broadening perspective. Film provides us with a source to every theme we can identify with the human condition. Film has allowed us a visual alternative to literature that can exuberate our senses. Various elements of the film such as theme, cinematic techniques, and genre helps beguile us into worlds we have never explored, people we have never met and lives we have never lived. Although a…

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  • Judy Garland And Her Loathing Of Hollywood

    Judy Garland, on Drugs, Drink, Suicide Attempts and Her Loathing of Hollywood Many know her as Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz. But there was much more trouble behind Judy Garland than just a pair of ruby slippers. At the young and innocent age of 17 she starred in her 7th film, “The Wizard of Oz”. The same year she had her hand and shoe prints forever embedded in the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The reality of her envied life was not so pretty however. The pressures were harsh and so was the work load…

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  • Comparing Judy Garland's Life And Main Ideas

    need to find the way back home, Can you help me? My real name is Judy Garland. I was born in Minnesota on June 10, 1922, and immediately my career took off in 1939 when I scored a lead part in the award winning movie “The Wizard of Oz”. I started filming “The Wizard of Oz” with high hopes and dreams, which soon were accomplished as my hit song, “Somewhere over the Rainbow,” SOARED on the charts and I eventually grabbed an Oscar for the performance. Everybody loved the idea of a Scarecrow that…

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  • Cookie Monster Persuasive Essay

    Thousands of people sit at their homes everyday sitting and watching hundreds of commercials that spark up people 's interest in their product that may in fact lead to the purchase of their product for a company to profit from ,but how do these companies convince people to buy their product? Apple Inc., responsible for a major key to the world’s technology today, created a commercial that featured the Cookie Monster from Sesame Street baking cookies while using the new Apple iPhone’s hands-free…

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  • Realism In The Wizard Of Oz

    art form. The Wizard of Oz is considered one of the best visual movies ever made and yet it was made with only limited technology and the creativity of the movie makers. The movie made in 1939 by MGM Studios was a film interpretation of the 1900 published book written by L. Frank Baum, and for the most part directed by Victor Fleming. Dorothy a lonely, curious girl living on a bleak Kansas farm is swept into a tornado and dropped abruptly into the astonishing land of Oz. Her arrival causes the…

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  • The Wizard Of Oz Book Analysis

    hiding in plain sight. Fairytales have arguably impacted our culture with more iconic settings and characters than probably any other genre of stories. For my group fairytale update, with Jon and April, we decided to update the story of “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum, which was later turned into the iconic movie in 1939. While this might not be a fairytale in the same sense of ‘Little Red…

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  • Weather In The Wizard Of Oz

    The road of yellow brick is an element in the novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, with additional such roads appearing in The Marvelous Land of Oz and The Patchwork Girl of Oz. The 1939 film The Wizard of Oz, based on the novel, gave it the name by which it is better known, the Yellow Brick Road (it is never referenced by that title in the original novel). In the later film The Wiz, Dorothy has to find the road, as the house was not deposited directly in front of it; in the novel…

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