The Making of ‘The Wizard of Oz’
‘The Wizard of Oz’ was the crowning achievement of 1930s filmmaking, with its groundbreaking special effects, lavish sets and costume design and glowing Technicolor. It is largely considered the most viewed film of all time. How did this extraordinary film get made? Find out on Tuesday, February 18, at 7 p.m. when Mark Skinner Library presents the feature-length documentary about the making of the wonderful ‘Wizard of Oz.’ Come behind the scenes to discover the back-story of rotating directors, casting maneuvers, problems on the set and how this unprecedented production overcame the odds to become a movie classic. The program is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Mark Skinner Library is located at 48 West Road in Manchester, Vt. For information, call 802-362-2607 or visit markskinnerlibrary.org.