How Buddy Ebsen Lost Out on the Role of the Tin Man in the Wizard of OZ – Stars of the Silver Screen

Tin Woodman from The Wizard of Oz

Frank ‘Buddy’ Ebsen was an American actor who began his film career as a dancer in 1936s Broadway Melody. Furthermore, he had appeared in several films alongside the famous actresses, including Shirley Temple, Maureen O’Hara, and Audrey Hepburn. Initially performers in Broadway, Ebsen and her sister, Vilma, were approached by MGM for … Read more

Oz Around The World

Oz Around The World

It’s no secret that The Wizard of Oz has been an American Treasure, certainly one of the most loved and respected films Hollywood has ever produced. While it’s natural to think of the film and its impact in the US, it’s remarkable also to contemplate the effects The Wizard of Oz has … Read more