7 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Wizard Of Oz,' Even If It's Your Favorite Movie

August 15, 2014 2:09 PM

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7 Things You Didn't Know About 'The Wizard Of Oz,' Even If It's Your Favorite Movie

1. Judy Garland's iconic rendition of "Over the Rainbow" was almost cut from the film entirely.

The song was almost taken out of the film on multiple occasions. Originally when composer Harold Arlen presented the song, it was thought to be to "symphonic" and that it would have to be sung like an opera. Arlen simplified the melody with smaller chords and the scene was created. Then director Vic...

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