Wizard of Oz


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Wizard of Oz

  1. 1. L. Frank BaumThe Author of The Wizard of Oz
  2. 2. One day in the farmhouse, Dorothyand Toto are caught up in acyclone and deposited in the fieldin Munchkin Country, the easternpart of the Land of Oz. The fallinghouse kills the evil ruler of theMunchkins, the Wicked Witch ofthe East.
  3. 3. The Good Witch of the North comeswith the Munchkins to greet Dorothyand gives her the silver shoes that theWicked Witch had been wearing whenshe was killed. In order to return toKansas, the Good Witch of the Northtells Dorothy that she will have to go tothe Emerald City and ask the Wizard ofOz to help her.
  4. 4. On her way down the road of yellowbricks, Dorothy frees the Scarecrowfrom the pole he is hanging on,restores the movements of the rustedTin Woodman with an oil can, andencourages the Cowardly Lion tojourney with her and Toto to theEmerald City.
  5. 5. When the travelers arrive at theEmerald City, they are asked to weargreen spectacles by the Guardian ofthe Gates as long as they remain in thecity. The four are the first to evermeet with the Wizard. When eachtraveler meets with the Wizard, heappears each time as someone orsomething different.
  6. 6. The Wizard agrees tohelp each of them-but only in onecondition…
  7. 7. When the Wicked Witch gainsone of Dorothy’s shoes bytrickery, Dorothy in angergrabs a bucket of water andthrows it on the WickedWitch.
  8. 8. When Dorothy and her friends meetthe Wizard of again, he tries to putthem off. Toto accidentally tips overa screen in a corner of the throneroom, revealing the Wizard to be anordinary old man who had journeyedto Oz from Omaha long ago in a hotair balloon.
  9. 9. The Wizard provides theScarecrow with a headfull of bran, pins, andneedles.
  10. 10. The Tin Woodman with asilk heart stuffed withsawdust...
  11. 11. And the Cowardly Lion,a potion of courage.
  12. 12. Because of their faith inthe Wizard’s power, theuseless items provide afocus for their desires.
  13. 13. In order to help Dorothy andToto to get home, the Wizardrealizes that he will have to takethem home with him in a newballoon, which he and Dorothyfashion from green silk.
  14. 14. But something happened…
  15. 15. Dorothy chases Toto after Toto runs after a kitten,leaving the Wizard to rise and float away alone.
  16. 16. At Glinda’s palace, Glinda revealed that Dorothy had the power to go home all along. The shoes can takeher anywhere she wishes to go.
  17. 17. When she opened her eyes, Dorothy and Toto have returned to Kansas to a joyful family reunion.
  19. 19. Dorothy’s house lands on the Wicked Witch of the East, and she gets…
  20. 20. The Ruby Slippers •Originally silver
  21. 21. The Yellow Brick Road
  22. 22. THE SCARECROWThe Scarecrow wants to get a brain.
  23. 23. THE TIN MANThe Tin Man wants to have aheart.
  24. 24. THE COWARDLY LION The Lion wants to have courage.
  25. 25. WICKED WITCH OF THE WESTThe Witch who rules over the Western WinkieCountry. She tries various ways of killing theDorothy and her friends .
  26. 26. The Witch melts away, allowing Dorothy to recoverher shoe.
  27. 27. THE WIZARD