The Wizard of Oz (1939) is one of Hollywood’s great classic movies — but its backstage stories are almost as entertaining as the movie itself. From mishaps and mayhem among cast members to astonishing DIY special effects that still stand the test of time, this movie offers a treasure trove of fun facts, whether you’re a diehard fan of seeing it for the first time. To celebrate our favorite Technicolor masterpiece, we’ve devised a super-challenging trivia quiz that’s sure to test your knowledge!
As a child, Eloise enjoyed learning everything she could about many subjects, though in those days the best resource was her grandma’s old stack of encyclopedias. Today, Eloise still likes to know a bit about everything, and when she’s not researching information for her Facty.com posts or flexing her history degree, she’s going through the quizzes of other authors on the site - because this is where the facts are found! Visitors to our site turn to Eloise’s fun and factual articles to learn about all kinds of things, from do-it-yourself ideas to the wider world. Those who prefer to get their facts in article format can find Eloise all across the web, as well. Not only is it great to learn from her interesting posts, but most people want to become friends with Eloise after they read her stuff - she’s just so good at explaining things!
One of the world’s most famous songs for more than 80 years, “Over the Rainbow,” was almost left on the cutting room floor. Unbelievably, the all-powerful head of MGM, Louis B. Mayer, decided to cut the Harold Arlen and Yip Harburg masterpiece, believing it to be too long and sad for a children’s movie. Fortunately, producers Mervyn LeRoy and Arthur Freed pleaded for the song’s inclusion. After Freed threatened to quit the film if "Rainbow" was cut, the song stayed.
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