Interesting facts & Stuff...
You may not have realized this when
you were a kid, but everything in the movie The Wizard of Oz actually stands for
The fact that the movie was at first in black and white then
transferred to color represents the dull boring life of
farmers until she enters OZ, a "utopia"
The Wicked Witches of the
East and West represents the east and west coast factory
workers of the farmers.
The Scarecrow who needs a
brain represents the
stereotype that farmers are dumb.
The tinman who needs a
heart represents the
emptiness of factory workers who only produce goods for
The Cowardly lion represents
Politicians, and the fact that they say things they
are too afraid to do.
The Wizard of Oz, or the
man behind the curtains represents presidents. Big in
title, but small in reality.
Munchkins: Freed slaves
(dorothy house kills the witch)
flying monkeys: Native
Toto represents home
& LASTLY.... Dorothy walking over over the yellow brick
with her supposed to be silver
shoes like as said in the book not red is telling the
audience that the author [L . Frank Baum] preferred money
to backed up by Silver, not gold.
--Therees no place like Home
I pay attention
during history lessons (: