The book ,written by L. Frank Baum, was published in 1900. The movie came out in 1939.
Toto made $125 a week and a munchkin reported that a she made $50 a week.
Shirley Temple was originally supposed to play Dorothy.
Due to a severe allergy to the aluminum in the gray makeup, Buddy Ebsen had to quit the role of The Tin Woodman.
There’s a rumor that a munchkin hung himself and you could see him in the background about 45 minutes into the movie. This is false.