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Oz the Great and Powerful Characters: Old and New Versions

Return to Oz: See the Old and New Characters Side by Side

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Return to Oz: See the Old and New Characters Side by Side

In 1939, 49-year-old actor Frank Morgan played the terrifying but ultimately kind Wizard of Oz, who reveals himself to be a man who'd gotten lost there years before via hot air balloon. In this year's Oz the Great and Powerful, 34-year-old James Franco plays the same role, and he's named Oscar . . . but goes by "Oz."

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