L. Frank Baum
Judy GarlandA publicity shot of actress-singer Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale, with Toto.
Ray Bolger, a vaudeville dancer, had appeared in "The Great Ziegfeld" and in the Nelson Eddy-Jeanette MacDonald musical "Sweethearts," before starring as the Scarecrow in "The Wizard of Oz."
Jack HaleyMusical comedy star Jack Haley (center, as the Tin Man) was featured in the Shirley Temple films "Poor Little Rich Girl" and "Rebecca at Sunnybrook Farm," and also appeared with Judy Garland in "Pigskin Parade" (1936).
Bert LahrBert Lahr (the Cowardly Lion) was a stage comedian whose film resume was dwarfed by his theatrical repertoire, which ranged from burlesque to Shakespeare and Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot."
Margaret HamiltonMargaret Hamilton's film and television career lasted five decades, but she is forever remembered for her most colorful role - as the Wicked Witch of the West.
"Over the Rainbow"
Judy Garland sings "Over the Rainbow," during the Kansas scenes of "The Wizard of Oz." Written by composer Harold Arlen and lyricist E.Y. Harburg, it won the Academy Award for Best Original Song.
I'm Not in Kansas Any MoreAfter being transported to the magical world of Oz, Dorothy (Judy Garland) meets Glinda, the Good Witch of the North (Billie Burke), and a host of diminutive Munchkins.
MunchkinsJerry Maren (playing a member of the Lollipop Guild) presents Dorothy with a lollipop in the film "The Wizard of Oz."
The Yellow Brick RoadJudy Garland as Dorothy and Ray Bolger as the Scarecrow embark on a journey together along the Yellow Brick Road in "The Wizard of Oz."
The Emerald CityDorothy and her companions - the Tin Man, the Cowardly Lion and the Scarecrow - arrive at the gate of the Emerald City.
Dorothy encounters some particularly crabby Crab Apple Trees in "The Wizard of Oz."
On their quest to capture the Wicked Witch's magic broom, Dorothy, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion and the Tin Men enter the Haunted Forest.
"I'll Get You, My Pretty"Dorothy (Judy Garland) is captured and held prisoner in the castle of the Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton).
UndercoverThe Tin Man (Jack Haley), Cowardly Lion (Bert Lahr) and Scarecrow (Ray Bolger) disguise themselves as Winkies - the Wicked Witch's sentries - in order to gain access to the witch's castle and rescue Dorothy, in "The Wizard of Oz."
Water and witches don't mix: The Wicked Witch of the West (Margaret Hamilton) melts before an astonished Dorothy and companions.
"Click Your Heels"
On her quest to return home, Dorothy is instructed to simply click her magic shoes' heels together and make a wish.
"There's no place like home. There's no place like home. ..."