Writer Rick Polito wrote this TCM listing for The Wizard Of Oz in 1998. After it went viral in 2012, Polito said, “That line is going to follow me to the grave. It was just on Leno, it was a clue in a crossword puzzle, it showed up in Playboy, and people use it as their email sigs.”
How did this movie get made without anyone dying?
This movie featured over 100 untrained lions, tigers, cougars, cheetahs, and other dangerous animals. Seventy cast and crew members received injuries.
“Like watching a live-action ‘Lion King’ while Mufasa holds a switch-blade to your throat.” — Complex