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Wizard of Oz
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|The Cowardly Lion played by Bert
The Cowardly Lion is the King of the Forest and sings so all will know. The only problem with this king is he has no courage. Inspite of being the most powerful animal in the proverbial jungle he has no courage against anyone or anything. He constantly chews on his tail and twirls it nervously when he is tense.
|Glenda the Good Witch of the
West played by Billie Burke
Glenda serves as an oracle of sorts that sets Dorothy on her adventures through Oz. By following the yellow brick road Dorothy is instructed she will find her way to Oz.
|The Wizard played by Frank
The Wizard is a powerful being of Oz with the knowledge to get Dorothy back to her home and her Auntie Em. The Wizard uses a smoke and mirror sort of routine to build up his powers beyond what they truly are. The Wizard at heart is no more than a tinkerer and inventor. He tries to take Dorothy home via a hotair balloon.
The Munchkins are local residents of Oz. They fear the Wicked Witch of the West, and rejoice after they have proof of her death. Dorothy is their hero.
|The Wicked Witch of the West
played by Margaret Hamilton
This witch is upset at Dorothy because her arrival lead to the death of her sister. Dorothy is imprisoned in the witch's castle and rescued by her new found friends. Dorothy kills the witch by throwing water on her which causes her to melt.
|The Witche's Winged Monkey
These smaller creatures are the aerial attack units of the witch. She uses them to carry off Dorothy to her castle.
|The Witches Winkie Guards
The Winkie guards are larger troops utlized by the Wicked Witch of the Witch to defend her castle. They carry large pike like weapons. The picture on the left shows the Tinman, Cowardly Lion, and Scarecrow in Winkie Guard outfits from guards they just immobolized.
|Auntie Em Gale played by Clara
Auntie Em is Dorothy's chief guardian. in Kansas. When Dorothy arrives in Oz all she can think about is getting back to her Auntie Em whom she greatly loves.
|Professor Marvel played by Frank
Professor Marvel is a fortune teller Dorothy knows in Kansas. By utilizing a variety of tricks Professor Marvel appears to be able to read into the future. This character is the basis of the Wizard that Dorothy meets in Oz.
|Miss Almira Gulch played by
This is an old mean lady that doesen't like Dorothy or her dog. After spotting Dorothy's dog Toto in her garden and chasing her cat she feels the dog has to be stopped. She rides a bicycle and her bicycle is seen in the sky during the tornado that brings Dorothy to Oz. This woman Dorothy knew became the basis of the Wicked Witch of the West she later encountered. Instead of a bicycle the Wicked Witch road a broom.
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