The Patchwork Girl of Oz

1914

The Patchwork Girl of Oz (1914) is a silent film made by L. Frank Baum's The Oz Film Manufacturing Company. It was based on the book The Patchwork Girl of Oz.

The film was written and produced by L. Frank Baum and directed by J. Farrell MacDonald. It makes almost no use of the dialog from the book in the intertitles. While there are a number of modest special effects, the movie relies largely on dancing (or rather cavorting), slapstick, and costuming. The Patchwork Girl uses acrobatics regularly with good effect. Dr. Pipt's daughter is added for love interest, as well as an additional plot thread: her boyfriend is turned into a small statue which women find irresistible. The plot omits the Glass Cat, the Shaggy Man, and the phonograph, but also adds Mewel, a donkey, and "The Lonesome Zoop", both slapstick animals.

Quelle: Wikipedia(englisch)
Kinostart:1914
weitere Titel:
The Patchwork Girl of Oz ast
Genre:Stummfilm
Herstellungsland:Vereinigte Staaten
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Farbe:Schwarzweiß
IMDB: 353
Verleih:Paramount Pictures
Regie:J. Farrell MacDonald
Drehbuch:Lyman Frank Baum
Produzent:Lyman Frank Baum
Thomas Alva Edison
Darsteller:Richard Rosson
Bert Glennon
Hal Roach
Ben Deeley
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