PEZ Candy Inc. To Launch The Wizard of Oz Limited Edition Collector’s Set In Celebration Of The Iconic Film’s 70th Anniversary
Available In Stores: September 1, 2009
Orange, CT: In celebration of the 70th anniversary of the film classic The Wizard of Oz, PEZ Candy Inc, through a license agreement with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, is pleased to announce the launch of a limited edition The Wizard of Oz collector’s set. The collector’s sets will be available for purchase in September, 2009.
The numbered gift sets include eight dispensers featuring the most beloved characters in movie history: Dorothy, Toto, Tin Man, Scarecrow, Glinda the Good Witch, Cowardly Lion, Wicked Witch and the Wizard of Oz. The dispensers can only be sold in the gift set and are not sold separately.
The beloved film The Wizard of Oz has become a timeless and multigenerational cornerstone of American pop culture. The partnership between PEZ Candy Inc. and Warner Bros. Consumer Products has produced a one-of-a-kind collectible ideal for everyone and particularly for those who love and collect PEZ and/or The Wizard of Oz memorabilia.
The Wizard of Oz gift sets will be available for purchase to all retailers nationwide as of September 1, 2009, and will be available for sale on www.pez.com.
About PEZ Candy Inc.
PEZ has been a part of American candy history and pop culture since 1952. The iconic brand features collectible licensed character heads and compressed candy tablets. PEZ is sold and collected in 90 countries worldwide. PEZ Candy Inc. is located in Orange, Connecticut.
About Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, A Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.
About The Wizard of Oz
The Wizard of Oz is one of the most beloved and iconic motion pictures of all time filled with timeless sentiment and values cherished by multiple generations. Originally released in 1939, more than one billion consumers have experienced the classic story of Dorothy and friends in the Land of Oz.
THE WIZARD OF OZ and all related characters and elements are trademarks of and © Turner Entertainment Co.
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