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.

MCS -- Zeke poring feed into trough -- speaks --


She ain't nothing to be afraid of. Have a

little courage, that's all.

MLS -- Dorothy walking along railing between pig pens --


I'm not afraid of her.

MCS -- Zeke picks up another bucket of feed -- pours it into trough --


Then the next time she squawks, walk right

up to her and spit in her eye. That's what

I'd do!

MLS -- Dorothy on railing -- loses her balance -- falls into pig pen --



MCS -- Zeke reacts -- CAMERA PANS left as he jumps into pen -- takes

Dorothy's foot out of wire -- then picks her up -- CAMERA PANS right as he

carries her out of pen -- puts her down with Hunk and Hickory -- Zeke

jumps out of pen -- sits down -- wipes his brow --


Oh! Oh, Zeke! Help! Help me, Zeke! Get

me out of here! Help!


Are you all right, Dorothy?


Yes, I'm all right. Oh -- I fell in and --

and Zeke --

MCS -- Zeke -- Dorothy -- Hunk and Hickory -- they all look at Zeke --

they laugh -- Aunt Em enters with plate of crullers -- CAMERA TRUCKS

forward on Hunk -- Aunt Em and Hickory -- they speak -- Hunk and Hickory

each take cruller -- go to b.g. -- CAMERA PULLS back as Aunt Em comes

forward to Zeke and Dorothy -- she speaks to Zeke -- CAMERA TRUCKS forward

as Dorothy and Aunt Em walk to b.g. -- Dorothy takes cruller -- Aunt Em

runs to b.g. --


Why, Zeke, -- you're just as scared as I am!


What's the matter -- gonna let a little old

pig make a coward out of you?


Look at you, Zeke -- you're just as white --


Here, here, what's all this jabber-wapping

when there's work to be done? I know three

shiftless farm hands that'll be out of a

job before they know it!


Well, Dorothy was walking along the --

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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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