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City's free Movies in the Park feature tonight is 'Wizard of Oz'

Original post made on Jul 23, 2009

Pleasanton will celebrate the 70th anniversary of the 1929 classic 'The Wizard of Oz' at its Thursday night Movies in the Park series starting at about 8:30 p.m. tonight (sunset willing).

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Posted by Leslie
a resident of Foothill High School
on Jul 23, 2009 at 2:06 pm

I heard Cindy McGovern refer to the 70th anniversary of this 1929 classic twice at the City Council meeting on Tuesday. Now it's in the Weekly. Is my math off or does 1929 + 70 really equal 2009? Oh brother.

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Posted by J
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 23, 2009 at 2:39 pm

I hope that the free showing introduces a whole new generation to this classic! I have to admit I have a soft spot for it, as it was one of my grandmother's favorites

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Posted by Cynthia
a resident of Another Pleasanton neighborhood
on Jul 23, 2009 at 5:05 pm

The Wizard of Oz was made in 1939 - so they had the right anniversary, just the wrong creation date...

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