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Adirondack Film Society hosts Oz fest

The Adirondack Film Society invites you to "follow the Yellow Brick Road" to the Palace Theatre in Lake Placid this Saturday for a special screening of The Wizard of Oz. And after the film, you'll meet a panel of experts on the 1939 musical fantasy film. It's an opportunity to ask any question about this enduring classic.

Todd Moe spoke with one of Saturday's panelists: film historian and Oz expert, John Fricke. He's written three books about the film, and is past president of its international fan club. Fricke says The Wizard of Oz has become, over the years, one of the best known of all films. He remembers watching it for the first time on network television in 1956.  Go to full article

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