- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 2 hours, 12 minutes
- Video: Black & White / Color
- Released: February 24, 2009
- Originally Released: 2008
- Label: Passport
- Encoding: Region 0 (Worldwide)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Bonus Footage: Original Version of WIZARD OF OZ (1925) with Oliver Hardy
Performers, Cast and Crew:
THE WIZARD OF OZ is a story that speaks to every generation and also inspires them to offer their own version of going down the Yellow Brick Road. This comprehensive documentary covers the tale's many interpretations, from the 1939 film that set the standard for all attempts to follow, all the way up to Broadway's revisionist production of WICKED.
Description by Koch Entertainment Distribution:
This feature documentary takes a look at the phenomenon that is "The Wizard of Oz" using clips and interviews with such celebrities as Tommy Tune, Joan Leslie, Mickey Rooney, Dom DeLuise, Joel Grey, as well as three of the original munchkins from the classic 1939 film and its producer Mervyn LeRoy. THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD AND BEYOND tells the complete history of THE WIZARD OF OZ story, highlighting some of the earliest stage and screen adaptations. From the quintessential 1939 film to the successful stage play "Wicked," THE YELLOW BRICK ROAD AND BEYOND covers the complete history of one of the most popular ad longest running franchises.