The Wizard of Oz 1925

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The Wizard of Oz ★★½ 1925

An early silent version of the L. Frank Baum fantasy, with notable plot departures from the book and later 1939 adaptation, starring long-forgotten comedian Semon as the Scarecrow, supported by a pre-Laurel Hardy as the Tin Woodman. With music score. 96m/B VHS, DVD . Larry Semon, Dorothy Dwan, Bryant Washburn, Charles Murray, Oliver Hardy, Josef Swickard, Virginia Pearson; D: Larry Semon; W: L. Frank Baum Jr., Larry Semon; C: Leonard Smith, Frank B. Good, Hans Koenekamp.