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A 3D animated adventure that essentially picks up where the 1939 classic left off (as opposed to last year’s live action prequel, Oz The Great and Powerful) Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return …

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That’s why they’ve summoned her, via a magical rainbow mover, back to Oz, where time has proceeded much faster than it does in Kansas. This latest film, directed by Will Finn and Dan St. Pierre, is based on a book by Roger S. Baum, Frank's great-grandson, so they're keeping it in the family.

All the talking trees refuse to cooperate except for an aging tree named Tugg, who is carved into a galleon. If "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" is any indication, it might have been nice to stick around the farm for a while. Dorothy volunteers Marshal Mallow to be a suitor and they are allowed in. It’ll take a group effort to stop The Jester (Martin Short) –- who, it just so happens, is the brother of the Wicked Witch of the West — from taking over regions of Oz and getting the Emerald City completely under his control by turning folks into marionettes. They are soon arrested by a marshmallow man named Marshal Mallow and his troops and are taken to the courthouse.

The group must work together to help Dorothy defeat the Jester, and if that sounds a lot like the plot of "The Wizard of Oz," well, it's certainly similar.

A television series is also in play. By viewing our video content, you are accepting the terms of our. China Princess tells Dorothy and her friends that the Jester is responsible for the quakes on her kingdom, yet when she figures who he could be mad at for the cause of her land she blames Dorothy even though she knows nothing of the Jester. The Head Flying Monkey runs off with the scepter as Jester gives chase with Dorothy and crew following behind them. Glinda uses a spell to send Dorothy home. • The Wizard of Oz (1982) • The Wizard of Oz (1983) • Dorothy Meets Ozma of Oz (1987) • The Wizard of Oz (1991) • Lion of Oz (2000) • Tom and Jerry & the Wizard of Oz (2011) • Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (2014) • Save Oz! The film also received a nomination with Daniel St. Pierre for Best Feature Cristal Award at the Annecy International Animated Film Festival. As for the 3-D come-on, it’s an absolutely unimportant element of the movie. STORY: Lea Michele, Darren Criss Help Raise $700,000 for UCLA Cancer Center. The plan behind this franchise was multiple films.

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In Kansas, Dorothy's farm has been wrecked by a tornado, leaving it in disrepair. (Oddly, life in Kansas seems to be set much closer to the present time.).

Upon her return to post-tornado Kansas, Dorothy Gale (the voice of Lea Michele of TV’s “Glee”) finds the region to be devastated.

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The Head Flying Monkey uses the scepter to get back his wings and the Jester and Dorothy struggle to get him to give either of them the Scepter.

However, once she casts the staff into the tornado, the Jester jumps in after it and vanishes along with it. Dorothy discovers people all across town have been handed the same notices and are moving on.

A 3D animated adventure that essentially picks up where the 1939 classic left off (as opposed to last year’s live action prequel, Oz The Great and Powerful) Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return is visually energetic but tonally all over the Yellow Brick Road map. Prana Studios has previously worked on various fairy tale films including the Tinker Bell spin-off series for Walt Disney Pictures . Pennsylvania Gov. Just then, a pink car comes driving down the path toward their home as a government appraiser with his lackey come to survey their home.

It'd be a perverse soul who spent £30 carting the family off to this, when they could pick up the all-pleasing, ever-sparkling original on DVD for a fiver. Peace was restored and friends rejoice... even Glinda, who thanks Dorothy for saving the Land of Oz again. Despite the film's underperformance at the box office, two sequels and a TV series were said to be in the works. Meanwhile, at the Jester's castle, Glinda the Good Witch is captured and confronted by the Jester who wields his sister's broomstick with a stolen orb that helps to control its power.

[17] As of late 2014, no news has been announced. Upon realizing who Dorothy is, the judge drops the charges and releases her and Wiser.

However, flying monkeys invade the castle and force the trio out the window. It seems the devious, frantic Jester (Martin Short) has turned the key denizens of Oz, including beloved Glinda (Bernadette Peters) into his literal puppets in his quest to carry out the unfinished business of his late sister, The Wicked Witch of the West. © 2020 Guardian News & Media Limited or its affiliated companies.

Glinda and the leaders return to normal. A graphic book novelization was written by Denton J. Tipton and Blair Shedd.

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Dorothy falls off the roof in the ensuing fight for the staff, but is caught by Wiser. Suddenly the palace begins to shake as the ceiling begins to crack as the China Princess almost falls, but Marshal Mallow catches her as everyone heads outside.

But "Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return" lacks any sense of magic. They are promptly arrested by Marshal Mallow for breaking the "no eating anything made of candy" rule due to the Jester tampering with the signs, and are taken to court. ", He also stated that the film company has the film rights to 10 of Roger Baum's Oz books.

The two loves share a duet when China Princess is restored. After a few failed attempts, Dorothy explores her town watching as people leave before heading up the hill.

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An earthquake caused by the Jester damages the land.

Realizing that fighting for her family and for Oz are practically the same thing, she convinces the town to fight back.

It was re-named Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return when it was reissued on April 4th, 2014.

Barely having time to assess the considerable devastation rendered by that fateful twister, Dorothy is once again summoned from Kansas back to Oz (courtesy of a Rainbow Mover) by her old pals, the Scarecrow (Dan Aykroyd), the Tin Man (Kelsey Grammer) and the formerly cowardly Lion (Jim Belushi).