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The Wizard of Oz (movie)

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©1982 TOHO Co., Ltd.


Alternative title:
Angélica e o Mágico de Oz (Portuguese)
Czarnoksiężnik z Krainy Oz (Polish)
De Tovenaar van Oz (Dutch)
El cuento del mago de Oz (Spanish)
El mago de Oz (Spanish)
Il mago di Oz (Italian)
Le Magicien d'Oz (French)
Oz no Mahōtsukai (Japanese)
オズの魔法使い (Japanese)
Genres: adventure, fantasy
Themes: witches
Objectionable content: Mild
Plot Summary: A twister sweeps Dorothy and her dog Toto to the land of Oz. The duo are later joined by the Scarecrow, the Tin Man, and the Cowardly Lion during their journey on the yellow brick road to Emerald City, where the Wizard of Oz resides. In exchange for granting their wishes and returning Dorothy and Toto home to Kansas, the Wizard of Oz commands the group to destroy the Wicked Witch of the West.
Running time: 78 minutes
Vintage:
1982
1982-07-01 (Japan)
1983-09-10 (USA)
1984-01-07 (Italy, Canale 5)
1984-06-05 (Hungary, Magyar Televízió)
1985 (France)
1992-10 (Brazil)
Opening Theme:
"Dare ka watashi wo matte iru" (だれか私を待っている) by Mitsuko Horie
Insert song:
"1+1 wa Nani?" (1+1は何?) by Mitsuko Horie and Koorogi '73
Links: We have 1
Trivia: We have 4
Comment:
Not to be confused with the TV series (in the North American release, the TV series was heavily edited into four "movies") produced by Panmedia.
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LaserDisc
    The Wizard of Oz [CED] [Dub] (LD)
VHS
    The Wizard of Oz (Dub.VHS) 1991-00-00 (from $6.28)

Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Fumihiko Takayama
Screenplay: Akira Miyazaki
Storyboard: Ken Kuroki
Original creator: L. Frank Baum
Character Design: Ryo Warabeka
Art Director: Shichirō Kobayashi
Animation Director: Yukiharu Kobayashi
Sound Director: Yoshisuke Kaware
Executive producer:
Katsumi Ueno
Yoshimitsu Banno

Editing: Nobuo Ogawa
Insert Song Performance:
Koorogi '73
Mitsuko Horie
Main Title Design: Yutaka Murakami
Production Assistant:
Tomoko Kida
Yasutoshi Kigawa
Sound Effects: Toshikazu Funabashi
Sound Recording: Teruhiko Yamada
Supervision: Eiichi Yamamoto
Theme Song Performance: Mitsuko Horie
Mari Okamoto as Dorothy

Hizuru Kotobuki as Scarecrow
Jouji Yanami as Tinman
Kaori Kishi as The Wicked Witch of the West
Kazuo Kumakura as Oz the Great
Kumiko Takizawa as Glinda, the Good Witch of the South
Naoki Tatsuta as Uncle Henry
Shohei Matsubara as Toto the Dog
Taeko Nakanishi as Aunt Em

Machika Seri as Wizard of Oz (female)
Miyoko Asou as The Good Witch of the North
Motomu Kiyokawa as Soldier
Taeko Nakanishi as Servant
Toshiyuki Yamamoto as Boss of the monkeys
Japanese companies
Animation Cooperation: Top Craft
Animation Production: Toho Eizo Co.
Backgrounds: Kobayashi Production
Finish Animation: Yamato Pro
Production: TOHO
English staff
English cast
Executive producer: Alan L. Gleitsman
Producer: John Danylkiw

Creative Consultant: Fred Ladd
Editing: Johann Lowenberg
Mix Engineer:
Jim Frank
Paul Massey
Production Coordination:
Colleen Briggs
Helen Kabriel
Lori Taylor
Sound Engineer: Jim Frank
Stereo Consultant: Bob Predovich
Theme Song Performance: Aileen Quinn
Aileen Quinn as Dorothy

Billy Van as The Scarecrow
Elizabeth Hanna as The Wicked Witch
John Stocker as The Tin Man
Lorne Greene as The Wizard
Thick Wilson as The Cowardly Lion
Wendy Thatcher as Glinda, The Good Witch
English companies
French cast
French staff
Insert Song Performance: Corinne Le Poulain
Celine Monsarrat as Dorothée

Claude Chantal as Bonne sorcière du Sud
Georges Aubert as Magicien d'Oz
Henry Djanik as Lion
Jacques Ferrière as L'homme de fer blanc
Maurice Sarfati as Epouvantail

Albert Augier as
Chef des singes ailés
Garde
Une des formes du magicien d'Oz
Claude Chantal as
Bonne sorcière de l'Ouest
Servante
Françoise Fleury as Méchante sorcière du nord
Georges Aubert as Oncle Henry
Jacques Berthier as Une des formes du magicien d'Oz
Jane Val as Tante Emma
French companies
Broadcaster:
Radio-Québec
Télé-Métropole (from 25 December 1986)
Distributor: Adès Vidéo (from 1985)
Spanish staff
Spanish companies
(none)
Licensed by: OFER (Mexico)
Spanish cast
(none)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Luigi Borghese

Dialogues: Luigi Borghese
Francesca Guadagno as Dorothy

Mario Bardella as Leone
Mauro Gravina as Spaventapasseri
Raffaele Uzzi as Uomo di latta

Carlo Reali as Capo delle scimmie alate
Franca Dominici as Strega dell'Ovest
Germana Dominici as Strega del Nord
Liliana Sorrentino as
Grinda
Valletta
Manlio Guardabassi as Zio Henry
Renato Cortesi as Mago di Oz
Italian companies
Broadcaster:
Boing
Canale 5 (January 7 1984)
Dubbing: Gruppo Trenta
Portuguese staff
Portuguese cast
(none)
Borges de Barros as Leão Covarde
Denise Simonetto as Dorothy Gale
Nélson Batista as Espantalho
Ricardo Marigo as Homem de Lata

Aldo César as O Mágico de Oz
Ezio Ramos as Capanga da Bruxa Malvada
Isaura Gomes as Bruxa Malvada do Oeste

Ezio Ramos as Ilusão criada pelo Mágico de Oz
Helena Sâmara as Fada/ Bruxa criada pelo Mágico de Oz
Maximira Figueiredo as Tia Amy
Waldir de Oliveira as Tio Henry
Portuguese companies
Distributor: UBC (VHS, from October 1992)

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