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A Wizard of Oz, Epic Adventure...For 21st Century Readers 

 

A commemorative series from a unique perspective, Toto's! A multidimensional plot-twister w updated cast of wondrous, quirky misfits. 

 

The original Wonderful Wizard of Oz was first published in the year 1900. America was for the first time, the world's most affluent country, yet, electrical lighting, indoor plumbing, and automobile ownership were not widespread. There were less than 8000 cars on the road and no more than ten miles of paved roads. At the turn of the century, "technology" was about bringing improved 19th century innovations to the public: phonograph, records, the combustible engine, telegraph, and telephone to name a few. 

In 1900, "technology" was a train that could bring you the same distance in six days that a covered wagon brought you in six months. Cross-continental travel became easier and more affordable. Today, "technology" means medical miracles, lasers, drones, stealth bombers, satellite surveillance, space station, cyber warfare, and quantum computers.   ______________

Despite some slight differences of opinion, the first movie was produced in 1895. Jump ahead fifteen years to 1910 and check out this first Wizard of Oz film. Setting amusement aside, one has to strain the imagination to find similarities to Disney's recent film, "Oz The Great and Powerful". The first Wizard of Oz film as follows is insanely funny and only a few minutes. ______________

 

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Now, a century later, incredible graphics in games and films like Avatar, Harry Potter, and Star Wars, have raised the bar. Today's fantasy lovers expect "fantastic" and it takes "awesome" in books and films to meet the expectations of fantasy lovers today. The Wizard Was Oddtrilogy has that kind of universal appeal. The glorious Lands of Western Oz, with elements of fantasy, steampunk, and science fiction coupled with its bizarre inhabitants, and their extreme subcultures will draw today’s game-minded youth into an Oziian world unlike any other. The rest of us - who’ve grown up and older with Baum...our attraction to The Wizard Was Odd, will be magnetic. Why - because Oz’s ever-changing characters and plots are part of this fantasy-fairy-tail universe that is comfort-food to our soul. It's this irresistible lure…this indefinable mystique that draws so many of us not only to that magical Land of Oz, but to Star Trek, Star Wars, and Harry Potter.  The big difference, however, is that Oz has had our attention for nearly 120 years! We know Baum’s book. We’ve seen MGM’s movie, countless takes, and remakes. Yet, after 120 year, we find ourselves compelled with joy, anticipation, and a bit of excited trepidation to time and again, walk that yellow brick road. This time it is to commemorate the Great Man himself, L. Frank Baum on his 120th anniversary.

 

 

 

Original Art, First Edition - The Wonderful Wizard of Oz 

 

 

Original Art: (Arte Original)
Original Art: (Arte Original)
Munchkins, Good Witch Meet Dorothy,  Toto (Los Munchkins y la Bruja Buena conocen a Dorothy y Toto)
Munchkins, Good Witch Meet Dorothy, Toto (Los Munchkins y la Bruja Buena conocen a Dorothy y Toto)

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Original Art - The Wizard Was Odd, Toto's Tale 

 

 

 

RV2  Kiss of the Good Good Witch (El Beso de la Bruja Buena)

 

 

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1910 First Filming (11 Minutes)

Official Movie Trailer

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