One of the greatest movie classics is getting a special 4K release for the first time on October 29. This will be the best and most dynamic resolution imagery that the film has ever been seen in. The Wizard of Oz will contain a ton of special features:

Ultra HD Blu-ray and Blu-ray Elements:

The Wizard of Oz Ultra HD Blu-ray contains the following previously released special features:

·   Commentary by John Fricke with Barbara Freed-Saltzman, Margaret Hamilton, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, John Lahr, Jane Lahr, Hamilton Meserve, Dona Massin, William Tuttle, Buddy Ebsen, Mervyn LeRoy and Jerry Maren.

·   1990 CBS Special “The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: The Making of a Movie Classic.”

The Wizard of Oz Blu-ray contains the following previously released special features:

·        Commentary- Commentary by John Fricke with Barbara Freed-Saltzman, Margaret Hamilton, Ray Bolger, Jack Haley, John Lahr, Jane Lahr, Hamilton Meserve, Dona Massin, William Tuttle, Buddy Ebsen, Mervyn LeRoy and Jerry Maren

·        The Making of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

·        The Wonderful Wizard of Oz Storybook (narrated by Angela Lansbury)

·        We Haven’t Really Met Properly…

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Frank Morgan”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Ray Bolger”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Bert Lahr”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Jack Haley”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Billie Burke”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Margaret Hamilton”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Charley Grapewin”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Clara Blandick”

o   We Haven’t Really Met Properly: “Terry”

·        Music & Effects Track

·        Original Mono Track

·        Sing Along Tracks

·        Audio Jukebox

·        Leo is on the Air Radio Promo

·        Good News of 1939 Radio Show

·        12/25/1950 Lux Radio Broadcast

·        Stills Galleries

o   Oz on Broadway

o   Pre-MGM

o   Sketches and Storyboards           

o   Richard Thorpe’s Oz

o   Buddy Ebsen

o   Oz Comes to Life

o   Behind the Scenes

o   Portraits

o   Special Effects

o   Post Production

o   Deleted Scenes

o   Original Publicity

o   8/15/1939 Hollywood Premiere

o   8/17/1939 New York Premiere

o   2/29/1940 Academy Awards® Ceremony

o   Oz Abroad

o   Oz Revivals

·        Trailers

Own ‘The Wizard of Oz’ on 4K and Digital on October 29th

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Written by Jim Alexander

Jim Alexander hails from Chicago where he started his journalism career as a film critic and founder of the Chicago Independent Film Critics Circle (CIFCC). He's a Rotten Tomatoes approved critic. Jim founded Reel Talker as a platform to share his love of movies and entertainment. Jim's favorite part of being a journalist is getting to meet and interview actors, filmmakers and entertainers. Jim is a host and on-camera personality for AfterBuzz TV. Aside from his work with Reel Talker, he's the site owner of the Bachelor Universe website, where he recaps and talks about all this ABC's 'The Bachelor'. He also runs the Reel Talker Podcast that can be found on iTunes. In his free time he enjoys attending sports events and playing in recreational leagues. He currently resides in Los Angeles.

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