The Palace Theatre is the oldest movie theater in Tennessee, and guests love watching classic favorite films on the big screen! Fans young and old won’t want to miss this special showing of The Wizard of Oz!
Widely considered to be one the greatest films in cinema history, THE WIZARD OF OZ (1939) is an adaptation of L. Frank Baum’s 1900 children’s book The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. Judy Garland stars as Dorothy, an innocent girl who is swept away from a farm in Kansas by a tornado and lands in the magical land of Oz. With the help of her new friends, the scarecrow, the lion and the tinman, she embarks on a quest to see the Wizard of Oz who can help her return home to Kansas. Known for its legendary use of Technicolor, the film has become an icon of American popular culture. THE WIZARD OF OZ was nominated for six Academy® Awards, including Best Picture, and won Best Original Song for “Over the Rainbow”.