Oscars to honour ‘The Wizard of Oz’

Los Angeles, Jan 29 (IANS) The 86th edition of the Academy Awards will celebrate the 75th anniversary of the all-time classic “The Wizard of Oz”.

The 1939 movie featuring Judy Garland as Dorothy, was nominated for six Academy Awards in 1939. The movie won two awards in the original score and song categories, reports Entertainment Weekly.
“We are delighted to celebrate the birthday of one of the most beloved movies of all time at this year’s Oscars,” said Oscar show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron.
The Academy Awards will be presented March 2 at the Dolby Theatre here and will be broadcast on ABC.