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Oct-2013

50th Winkie Convention to Celebrate Tik-Tok of Oz Centennial and 75th Anniversary of MGM’s Wizard of Oz

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WinkieThe 50th Winkie Convention, an annual West Coast gathering of Oz fans, will celebrate the centennial of Tik-Tok of Oz, the eighth Oz book, and the 75th anniversary of MGM’s Wizard of Oz. The celebration, to be held August 8-10, 2014, at the Town and Country Hotel and Conference Center in San Diego, California, will include a staging of The Tik-Tok Man of Oz, L. Frank Baum’s 1913 Oz musical that was the basis of the following year’s Oz novel; appearances by Aljean Harmetz, the author of the seminal book The Making of The Wizard of Oz, and by Caren Marsh-Doll, Judy Garland’s Wizard of Oz stand-in; a stunning exhibition of Judy Garland’s original costumes presented by collector Michael Siewert; and more.

Register for the 2014 Winkie Convention here.

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