Tag Archives: The Wizard of Oz

Dorothy’s Ruby Slippers Case Cracked? & More!

May 17, 2023 Links to the past, with relevance today: The theft was quite a feet! (Image via MGM) THE GUARDIAN: The dancing-a-jig is up for a septuagenarian alleged to have stolen a pair of ruby slippers from 1939's The Wizard of Oz in 2005. A grand jury has indicted Terry Martin on charges related…
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Another Judy Garland/Dorothy Gale Dress Discovered!

While there is no indication as to how she came to own it, the late actress Mercedes McCambridge gifted a gingham dress worn by Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz to Catholic University in 1973. Check yourself! (Images via MGM) Then, they lost it. But now, it has found its way…
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Dead or Alive: Famously Dead, Surprisingly Alive

This post combines two elements of pop culture nostalgia that regularly come up in terms of celebs of the past — "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she died!" and, "Oh, my God, I can't believe he/she is still alive!" ... (more…)
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