"The Wizard Of Oz" (1925) with Oliver Hardy and Directed by Larry Semon

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Young Dorothy (Dorothy Dwan), a farm girl from Kansas, discovers that she's actually Princess Dorothea, the royal heir to a faraway kingdom called Oz. Suddenly, a powerful tornado whisks Dorothy, her uncle Henry (Frank Alexander) and three farmhands to the magical kingdom. There Dorothy is hailed as the queen of the land by all except authoritarian Prime Minister Kruel (Joseph Swickard), who casts a curse on Dorothy in an attempt maintain his dictatorial reign.

Although originally released as a silent ,movie, this edition contains a new piano score by A. Michael Blye.

Dorothy Dwan ... Dorothy / Princess Dorothea
Mary Carr ..... Aunt Em
Virginia Pearsonn ... Lady Vishuss
Bryant Washburn ... Prince Kynd
Josef Swickard ... Prime Minister Kruel
Charles Murray ... Wizard of Oz
Oliver Hardy ... Woodsman / Knight of the Garter / Farmhand (as Oliver N. Hardy)
William Hauber ... Undetermined Role
William Dinus ... Undetermined Role
Frank Alexander ... Uncle Henry / Prince of Whales\
Otto Lederer ... Ambassador Wikked
Frederick Ko Vert ... Phantom of the Basket (as Frederic Ko Vent)
Larry Semon ... Scarecrow / Toymaker / Farmhand
Spencer Bell ... Cowardly Lion / Rastus / Snowball (as G. Howe Black)

Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Rosalind Byrne ... Herald Trumpeter (uncredited)
Chester Conklin ... Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Wanda Hawley ... Undetermined Role (uncredited) (unconfirmed)
Jean Johnston ... Little Girl in open & close (uncredited)

Produced by I.E. Chadwick ... executive producer (uncredited)
Larry Semon ... producer (uncredited)
Cinematography by Frank B. Good ... (as Frank Good) (photographed by)Hans F. Koenekamp ... (as H.F. Koenenkamp) (photographed by) Leonard Smith ... (photographed by)
Film Editing by Sam Zimbalist ... (edited by)
Art Direction by Robert Stevens
Costume Design by Frederick Ko Vert ... (uncredited)
William King ... assistant director