Global Television Network

Wonderful World of Oz

Network: Global Television Network

Broadcast Run: 1990 to 1993

Broadcast Medium: Television

Frank L. Baum’s classic tale of The Wizard of Oz became an animated half-hour series filled with all the famous characters from four of the fourteen books which made Baum’s Oz one of the most memorable fantasy worlds ever created: Lion, Tinman, Scarecrow, and Dorothy and Toto, too. The all-original hand-drawn animated works featured voices of well-known Canadian actors, was narrated by Canadian actress Margot Kidder, and contained original music by Canadian Hagood Hardy.

Broadcast: 1990 – 1993
Time slots: Saturday 4:00 pm, 6:30 am
Running time: 30 minutes

Production Company: Cinar Films (Montreal)
Executive Producers: Micheline Charest, Ronald A. Weinberg
Producer: Ronald A. Weinberg
Associate Producer: Elizabeth Klinck
Writers: Don Arioli, Tim Reid
Director: Tim Reid
Animation Director: Gerald Potterton
Narrator: Margot Kidder

Written by Joanne Ingrassia – June, 2002