Tornados, swirling farmhouses, flying cats, green spirals, a wicked witch, a yellow brick road and a quest for “HOME!”
“THE WIZARD OF OZ” WILL ENTERTAIN ALL AT THE NEWPORT PUBLIC LIBRARY”
The Wizard of Oz will be the featured Literary Flick at the Newport Public Library on Tuesday, December 10, at 6:30 p.m. This 1939 musical classic is based on L. Frank Baum’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz.”
Dorothy, a Kansas farmgirl, is caught in a tornado with her dog, Toto. She is knocked unconscious, and wakes up in the Land of Oz. Judy Garland stars as Dorothy, and Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, and Bert Lahr star as the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion. Margaret Hamilton is unforgettable as the Wicked Witch of the West, and Billie Burke shines as Glinda, the Good Witch of the North. This program is free and open to the public.
For more information, call the library at 265-2153 or check its website at www.newportlibrary.org.