Oscars® To Celebrate 75th Anniversary of “The Wizard Of Oz”

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Beverly Hills, CA  -  The 2014 Oscars will honor the 75th anniversary of "The Wizard of Oz," a best picture nominee in 1939, Academy Award show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today.

"We are delighted to celebrate the birthday of one of the most beloved movies of all time at this year’s Oscars," said Zadan and Meron.

 "The Wizard of Oz" received six Oscar nominations, winning two for Original Score and Song.

Oscars for outstanding film achievements of 2013 will be presented on Oscar Sunday, March 2, 2014, at the Dolby Theatre® at Hollywood & Highland Center® and televised live on the ABC Television Network. The telecast, produced by Craig Zadan and Neil Meron, also will be televised live in more than 225 countries and territories worldwide.

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Image of the original Wizard of Oz Munchkins, with Warner Bros Marketing VP Ned Price, taken, by Janet Walker, at the Emerald Gala 70th Anniversary Celebration held in New York City.

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