Sunday, December 26, 2010

The (Silent) Wizard of Oz

Mark Evanier, a writer out in Hollywood whose terrific blog I read, had a post today about the silent 1925 film adaptation of The Wizard of Oz and its star, Larry Semon. I knew Semon, although not well-known today, was a big star back in the '20s, and Mark explains a little bit about why. So, feel free to go over and take a look. And if you want to see the movie, and don't already have it on DVD (and if you have any recent multi-disc release of that other version of The Wizard of Oz, you very well might), it's on Turner Classic Movies tonight at midnight EST.

1 comment:

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