Monday, May 16, 2011

Casting Margaret Hamilton as the Wicked Witch in The Wizard of Oz

Casting of the Wicked Witch in 
The Wizard of Oz
Margaret Hamilton - 1939

unused, bought in 2011

here is a 2 minute video on the casting ....

Margaret Hamilton (December 9, 1902 – May 16, 1985) was an American film actress known for her portrayal of the Wicked Witch of the West in the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz.  A former schoolteacher, she worked as a character actor in films for seven years before she was offered the role that defined her public image.

In later years, Hamilton made frequent cameo appearances on television sitcoms and commercials. She also gained recognition for her work as an advocate of causes designed to benefit children and animals, and retained a lifelong commitment to public education.

1 comment:

O'Neal said...

Love that card! Enjoyed the video.