That time the 'Wicked Witch of the West' stopped by to see Mister Rogers (1975)

To show kids that she was just a nice person playing a wicked witch, Wizard of Oz actress Margaret Hamilton dropped by Mister Rogers' neighborhood in 1975. Hamilton, a former kindergarten teacher, talked with Rogers about how she dreamed of being a witch when she was a girl and was "thrilled" when the part was offered to her as an adult.

"Sometimes, Mister Rogers, I'm a little unhappy because lots of children are quite scared by her and that always makes me feel a little sad."

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Remix master Melodysheep's latest visits the Wizard of Oz

Washington-based remix master John D. Boswell, aka melodysheep, describes his latest tribute song and video as a "magical musical adventure through the land of Oz." It's called "Oh my!" and it uses vocals and footage from the 1939 film, The Wizard of Oz

The song's mp3 is here.

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Crazy edit of Wizard of Oz - alphabetical ordering of dialog and titles

Of Oz the Wizard from Matt Bucy on Vimeo.

I can't imagine how much time it took Matt Bucy to cut up The Wizard of Oz and reassemble every word of dialog into alphabetical order. The resulting movie is called Of Oz the Wizard Read the rest