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'Wizard of Oz' remains 'wonderful'

...capitalism, populism and a host of other -isms, but author L. Frank Baum's own words belie any high-falutin' interpretation...http://www.gutenberg.net. Oz books written by L. Frank Baum: The Wonderful Wizard of Oz The Marvelous Land of Oz...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/07/02/liv_291101.shtml
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Small portions

...appearance 100 years ago. The original, The Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum, was published as a children's book in 1900. It...Kiev recipe from Florence Baum Hurst, granddaughter of L. Frank Baum; Andre's Whole-Food Soul-Food Dinner, from Andre...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2000/01/12/liv_278825.shtml
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Munchkin brings memories of Oz to screening

...whom he knew from other acting jobs.Each year, Slover attends The Wizard of Oz convention at the home of writer L. Frank Baum in Chittenango, N.Y.Mayor Deke Copenhaver has officially declared today "Karl Slover Day" in Augusta because...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/movies/2010-07-17/munchkin-brings-memorie
Movies | Metro
Museum offers wide selection of all things Oz

...the international Oz club's board of directors, said while most people know the story through the movie, it was L. Frank Baum who wrote the classic American fairy tale, published in 1900. Baum wrote 14 Oz books, and after his death in 1919...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/23/liv_14776.shtml
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TV Lookout: highlights (and lowlights) for the week

...as Uncle Henry and Jeffrey Tambor as the whiz of a Wizard. Based on the classic "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" by L. Frank Baum, this Muppets version finds Dorothy to be a girl with dreams of show biz - dreams that seem as remote for her as the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/05/15/tel_453320.shtml
Television
Travel briefs

...according to Orbitz statistics, along with Orlando, Denver and Fort Lauderdale. Literary Illinois CHICAGO -- L. Frank Baum wrote "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz" on the Northwest Side. Upton Sinclair immortalized the city's stockyards in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/12/14/liv_391445.shtml
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War treaty made headlines in 1919

...South African Prime Minister Louis Botha; Madame C.J. Walker, America's first black female millionaire; and L. Frank Baum, who wrote The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Charmain Z. Brackett can be reached at (803) 441-6927 or czbrackett...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/19/met_256589.shtml
Metro
Critics and kids give new Harry Potter a big thumbs up

...detail that we feel that we've been admitted to a looking-glass world as palpable as Tolkien's Middle Earth or L. Frank Baum's Oz," New York Times critic Michiko Kakutani writes of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," the fifth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/06/24/art_379287.shtml
Arts
'Wicked' novelist scares up a sequel

...alleged son of Elphaba, the rebellious, witty witch made famous in Maguire's "Wicked," a revisionist tale of L. Frank Baum's "Land of Oz." And that means his life is bound to be interesting, especially now that hers has ended. Maguire's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/10/30/art_17783.shtml
Arts
Oz on ice

...Toto to a lot of the sound effects. It's pretty fantastic," Mr. Graetz said. The ice version of the classic L. Frank Baum story of Dorothy's journey to find the wizard with her friends Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion, follows the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/11/26/liv_276047.shtml
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