The Wizard of Oz Limited Edition Collectors Box Set
The Hollywood premiere was on August 15, 1939, at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre. The New York City premiere, held at Loew’s Capitol Theatre on August 17, 1939, was followed by a live performance with Garland and her frequent film co-star Mickey Rooney. They continued to perform there after each screening for a week, extended in Rooney’s case for a second week and in Garland’s to three (with Oz co-stars Ray Bolger and Bert Lahr replacing Rooney for the third and final week). The film opened nationwide on August 25, 1939.
Dorothy – Plaid Dress and Red Ruby Slippers
Wicked Witch – Black Dress, Shoes, and Witches Hat
Dorothy – Picnic Basket with Toto
Wicked Witch – Broom Stick