See The Wizard of Oz in 3 Animated GIFs

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June 18 2012 11:10 AM

Classic Cinema in 3 GIFs: The Wizard of Oz

Still from The Wizard of Oz
Dorothy (Judy Garland) and her friends in The Wizard of Oz.

© Warner Home Video 1939. All rights reserved.

Every once in a while we like to pay tribute to a landmark film by encapsulating it in three animated GIFs. For this installment, we’re honoring The Wizard of Oz, the 1939 musical adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s fantasy novel.

In the comments, let us know which three GIFs you would have selected, and nominate the film we should take on next.


1WOZ_EnterOZ2

Images from The Wizard of Oz © Warner Home Video 1939. All rights reserved.

2WOZ_YellowBrick2

Images fromThe Wizard of Oz© Warner Home Video 1939. All rights reserved.


GIF from the Wizard of Oz

Images fromThe Wizard of Oz© Warner Home Video 1939. All rights reserved.

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