Monday, August 31, 2009
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Friday, August 28, 2009
Would any of you out there like to have a read through?
Please leave a comment on this post by Sunday 6th September if you would and should there be more than one of you interested I'll pull a name out of the hat!
Saturday, August 22, 2009
Twyla & Lindsey are hosting their Wizard of Oz gala and I’m so pleased to be joining in the fun!
Judy Garland's dress and blouse were in reality not white but pale pink. True white did not photograph properly in Technicolor and made the blue of her checked dress seem too bright
And those ruby slippers we know and love – they started out silver as in the book until it was decided that being in Technicolor coloured slippers would look better!
Ray Bolger was originally cast as the Tin Woodsman. However, he insisted that he would rather play the Scarecrow as his childhood idol had appeared in the role on stage
The Cowardly Lion's facial makeup included a brown paper bag meaning actor Bert Lahr couldn't eat without ruining his makeup. Tired of eating soup and milkshakes, he decided to eat lunch and have his makeup redone
Jack Haley took over the part of the Tin Man when Buddy Ebsen “dropped out”. Buddy had in fact been rushed to hospital unable to breathe due to the make up containing aluminium dust which coated his lungs.
second- and third-degree burns to her hands and face
I hope you enjoyed hearing some fun facts from the Wizard of Oz
Now I'm off to check out what everyone else has done for this fun party!