BY THE NUMBERS : “Wizard of Oz” Facts
Cost of production: $2,777,000.
Shooting schedule: 22 weeks.
Number of directors: 3 (Richard Thorpe, Victor Fleming, King Vidor).
Number of writers: 10 (three with screen credit).
Judy Garland’s salary: $500 a week.
Ray Bolger’s salary: $3,000 a week.
Jack Haley’s salary: $3,000 a week.
Bert Lahr’s salary: $2,500 a week.
Number of midgets employed: 124.
Toto’s breed: Cairn Terrier.
Toto’s salary: $125 a week.
Number of actors: 600.
Number of costumes: 1,000.
Number of Oscars: 2 (Herbert Stothart for musical score, and “Over the Rainbow” for song).
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