Movies Under the Pines - The Wizard of Oz
Friday, May 20, 2016
Gates 7:30pm, Movie Sunset (8-8:30pm)
Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley
Tickets: $7/Adult, $5/Child
"The blend of old-fashioned, classic storytelling with cutting-edge technology is undeniably enthralling." USA Today
Judy Garland, Frank Morgan, and Ray Bolger star in this 1939 film where Dorothy Gale is swept away to a magical land in a tornado and embarks on a quest to see the Wizard who can help her return home. Notable for its use of Technicolor, fantasy storytelling, musical score, and unusual characters, over the years, it has become an icon of American popular culture.
Directed by Victor Fleming and George Cukor and written by Noel Langley and Florence Ryerson. The Wizard of Oz won 2 Oscars for Best Music, Original Song "Over the Rainbow" and Best Music, Original Score.
The film was nominated for 7 more as well including Best Picture, but lost to Gone With the Wind. It is often ranked on best=movie lists in critics' and public polls.
Bring a blanket or low-back chair, picnics and non-alcoholic beverages are okay. No outside alcoholic beverages. Onsite concessions and bar available.