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50 Facts about "The Wizard of Oz"

50 Things You Didn’t Know About ‘The Wizard of Oz’

“SOMEWHERE over the rainbow, bluebirds fly; Birds fly over the rainbow, why then, oh why can't I?” Recognise the lyrics to this Academy Award winning ballard? Well it was sung by the iconic Judy Garland in the classic movie “The Wizard of Oz”.

The Emerald City fromThe Wizard of Oz Original Print by iowajewel

The Emerald City fromThe Wizard of Oz Original Print by iowajewel

Spoiler Alert: The ruby slippers weren't always red.

20 Wonderfully Weird Facts About "The Wizard of Oz"

Spoiler Alert: The ruby slippers weren't always red. The famous sequined shoes were originally silver, like they are in the Oz books. But MGM studio head Louis B. Mayer wanted to show off Technicolor, so he did.

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