Margaret Hamilton – The Wicked Witch Everyone Loves to Hate

Margaret Hamilton

Our blog post this month is in honor of Margaret Hamilton, the wonderfully Wicked Witch of the West, who was born on December 9, 1902. Mention The Wicked Witch to any fan of The Wizard of Oz and chances are they’ll either react with an imitation of the green-complexioned villainess’s evil cackle … Read more

Happy Birthday to The Wizard of Oz!

Happy Birthday to The Wizard of Oz! – A Guest Blog Post by Jay Scarfone and William Stillman

By September 1939, The Wizard of Oz had premiered on both coasts and was playing in first-run theatres across the country. Getting to the point of debuting one of the most highly anticipated films of the year was a long and arduous process that has been recounted in many documentaries and books, … Read more

There’s No Place Like Home!

Ruby Slippers

In honor of the current collaborative campaign among Warner Bros., The Wizard of Oz and Habitat for Humanity, we have chosen Dorothy’s famous declaration, “There’s no place like home!” as the theme of this month’s blog. When we think about our earliest memories of watching The Wizard of Oz for the first … Read more

Things Are About to Get UGLY for The Wizard of Oz!

Things are about to get UGLY for The Wizard of Oz!

Pretty Ugly, LLC. and Warner Bros. Consumer Products announced today that they have entered a co-branded collaboration to create plush based on The Wizard of Oz™ and UGLYDOLL characters. Fan-favorite UGLYDOLL characters, Moxy™, Wage™, Jeero™, Babo™ and OX™ are all dressed up and ready to follow along the Yellow Brick Road as … Read more

Fantastically Fashionable

dorothy gale

Like so many of you, we were intrigued and excited to learn of the initiative between Warner Bros. and Tonner Doll to invite twenty top fashion designers to recreate outfits for the “three leading ladies of Oz”— Dorothy, Glinda, and The Wicked Witch. In fact, this inspired us to look at how … Read more

What a Time We Had in New York!

The Wizard of Oz Lahr Garland Bolger Haley 1939

On Sunday, April 27th, Dylan’s Candy Bar helped bring the Emerald City to the Big Apple—and what a great time it was. New Yorkers came out in force to help pay tribute to The Wizard of Oz and to join in the Dylan’s Candy Bar celebration of the film’s 75th Anniversary. In … Read more

That’s a lot of Candy!

Wizard of OZ movie poster

We are thrilled to announce that Warner Bros. has broken the Guinness World Records® record for creating the Largest Candy Sculpture! The amazing work of art is based on The Wizard of Oz and was debuted in Los Angeles in honor of the film’s 75th Anniversary. Under the guidance of famed sculptors, … Read more

A Very Fashionable Tribute to Oz

Fashionable Tribute to Oz

What do renowned fashion designers Marc Jacobs, Donna Karan Atelier, and Hervé Léger by Max Azria have in common? Other than ranking among the world’s most talented and innovative designers, they are among a prestigious group of twenty fashion mavens honoring the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz. Joining the creative … Read more

Perhaps They Should Have Called it the “OZcars”!


“Now in 1939, moviegoers first fell in love with a girl named Dorothy who longed for a life different from her own and in one of the most beloved cinematic magic journeys of all time, and with the help of some very memorable friends—a tin man, a lion, and a scarecrow—Dorothy got … Read more

Oz at the 1939 Oscars

Oscars Awards

We recently profiled Pink’s performance of “Over the Rainbow” at this year’s Academy Awards® show. Her stunning rendition, a tribute to the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, was enthusiastically applauded by everyone in attendance, most notably perhaps, Judy Garland’s own three children. Most aficionados of the film know that The … Read more