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martedì 1 ottobre 2013


The Wizard of Oz is the story of an orphan girl, Dorothy who lives with her uncle and aunt in Kansas. One day the farmhouse, with Dorothy and Toto inside, is caught up in a cyclone and deposited in the magical Land of Oz.  Despite the beauty of this land, Dorothy and Toto want to go back to Kansas. Along the way they meet a very unusual cast of characters - the Scarecrow, Tin Woodman, and Cowardly Lion. Together they go on a quest to see the Wizard of Oz, each of them seeking what they want most in life. Making their way along the Yellow Brick Road through a series of scaring encounters, they arrive at the Emerald City only to be told by the Wizard that they first must kill the Wicked Witch of the West before he will grant their wishes. They eventually overcome many dangerous challenges and when they return to the Great Oz, they accidentally find out that he is not a wizard after all. He was actually a man from Omaha who flew in an air balloon and got trapped in the magical land a quite long time before. He promises Dorothy that he would make an hot-air balloon for them to cross the desert surrounding the magical Land and get back to Kansas. But when the balloon launches, Dorothy misses the chance for she was chasing Toto through the crowd and the old man flew away. A guard on the City of Emeralds suggestes her to see Glinda, the Good Witch of the South and ask for her help. So once again, Dorothy and her friends go on a journey, to the Land of the South. This last journey is not as hard as the previous ones and end happily with Dorothy and Toto returning home.

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