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Journey Back to Oz (1972)

During a twister, Dorothy is hit on the head by a gate and once again whisked away to the land of Oz. But this time, on her way to the Emerald City, she discovers a terrible plot by the ... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Milton Berle ... The Cowardly Lion (voice)
Herschel Bernardi ... Woodenhead Pinto Stallion III (voice)
Paul Ford ... Uncle Henry (voice)
Margaret Hamilton ... Aunt Em (voice)
Jack E. Leonard ... The Signpost (voice)
Paul Lynde ... Pumpkinhead (voice)
Ethel Merman ... Mombi, the Bad Witch (voice)
Liza Minnelli ... Dorothy (voice)
Mickey Rooney ... The Scarecrow (voice)
Risë Stevens ... Glinda, the Good Witch (voice)
Danny Thomas ... The Tin Man (voice)
Mel Blanc ... Crow (voice)
Dal McKennon Dal McKennon ... Omby Amby (voice) (as Dallas McKennon)
Larry Storch ... Amos (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Bill Cosby ... The Wizard of Oz (TV version)
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Storyline

During a twister, Dorothy is hit on the head by a gate and once again whisked away to the land of Oz. But this time, on her way to the Emerald City, she discovers a terrible plot by the witch Mombi to conquer Oz with an army of monster green elephants that's she's brewing up. She escapes with the help of Mombi's slave Pumpkinhead, and, together, they try to warn King Scarecrow and her other friends that Mombi is coming, but she finds that her friends haven't quite changed as much as she thought. So it's up to her, Pumpkinhead, and the living carousel horse Woodenhead to find a way to stop Mombi's Green Elephants. Written by Zedd

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All the Fun and Splendour of the Magical Land of Oz in a Wonderful NEW full-length Musical Cartoon Adventure


Certificate:

G | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

5 December 1974 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Wizard of Oz 2 See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Filmation Associates See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Liza Minnelli plays the role of Dorothy, who was played by her mother Judy Garland in The Wizard of Oz (1939). See more »

Alternate Versions

There was no Wizard in the theatrical release but the network TV version added new live-action sequences by Bill Cosby, and the sub-plot was to get the children back to Kansas to join Dorothy for Christmas. The TV version runs 96 minutes. These segments were not included in the Syndication rights, for which yet another new segment was filmed featuring Milton Berle. See more »

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Version of Tin Man (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

A Faraway Land
Written by Jimmy Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn
Performed by Liza Minnelli
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Fantastic Sequel!
7 February 1999 | by M.HuntSee all my reviews

This movie is excellent! Liza sounds just like her mother when she did the film that it gives me chills every time! I love the new songs and the wonderful plotline which is mesh of "The Marvelous Land of Oz" and "Ozma of Oz". A fantastic sequel =)


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