The Wizard Of Oz script
Synopsis: The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical comedy-drama fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum. The film stars Judy Garland as Dorothy Gale. The film co-stars Terry the dog, billed as Toto; Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, Bert Lahr, Frank Morgan, Billie Burke, and Margaret Hamilton, with Charley Grapewin and Clara Blandick, and the Singer Midgets as the Munchkins.


Well, why don't you use them? When you come

home, don't go by Miss Gulch's place. Then

Toto won't get in her garden, and you won't

get in no trouble. See?


Oh, Hunk, you just won't listen, that's all.


Well, your head ain't made of straw, you know.

MLS - Int. Barn - Hickory working on wind machine - straightens up -

reacts - Dorothy comes forward - CAMERA TRUCKS forward as Hickory goes to

her - he speaks to her - turns motor of wind machine on - they watch it -

oil spurts out into Hickory's face - he reacts - Dorothy exit left -


Oh! Oh, it feels like my joints are rusted.

Listen, Dorothy, don't let Hunk kid you

about Miss Gulch. She's just a poor

sour-faced old maid that -- she ain't got

no heart left. You know, you should have a

little more heart yourself, and have pity

on her.


Well, gee, I try and have a heart.


Now look, here's something that really has

a heart. This is the best invention I ever





Sure. It's to break up winds, so we don't

have no more dust storms. Can you imagine

what it'll mean to this section of the

country? I'll show you. It works perfectly

now. Here's the principle. You see that fan

-- that sends up air currents into the sky.

These air currents -- Oh, stop it!




Who did it? Now wait a minute.




Now what happened? I'll bet Hunk did that.

MLS -- Zeke driving pigs into pen -- Dorothy enters in b.g. walks along

railing of pen -- Zeke goes to b.g. -- CAMERA TRUCKS forward -- Zeke pours

feed into trough --


Say! Get in there before I make a dime bank

out of you! Listen, kid, are you going to

let that old Gulch heifer try and buffalo


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Florence Ryerson

Florence Ryerson (September 20, 1892 – June 8, 1965) was a playwright, screenwriter, and co-author of the script for the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz. more…

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