Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Late June Updates

Turner Classic Movies salutes the great films of 1939 this July. One of the covers, of course is from The Wizard of Oz. The article inside covers one of the greatest years in film history. Photo Courtesy Katie a frequent poster on The Judy Room message board.

Simplicity has at least 3 new Oz patterns. Misses, Plus, and dogs!!

Jim Whitcomb found the Skechers Cali Bits at Kohls. If I find them or get more info I’ll post pics ASAP. There's several sests priced at $8.00 each. He also told me the first Jasmine Becket-Griffith Oz fairy, Dorothy, is shipping.

The Wizard of Oz National Tour not stopping in your neck of the woods? You can still get some enjoyment from the souvenirs available here:

Inkheart was released on DVD and Blu Ray Tuesday. Not a great film, but it’s enjoyable and definitely worth watch for the Oz references. The Inkheart Storybook features photos of the Oz related scenes.

A new edition of The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus by L. Frank Baum and illustrated by Charles Santore will be released Sept. 1 Santore’s gorgeous edition of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz will be released Oct. 6

A hardcover edition of Marvel’s Wonderful Wizard of Oz 8 comic series comes out November 25.