The Wizard of Oz airs commercial-free July 3

By Advocate.com Editors

Originally published on Advocate.com July 02 2001 11:00 PM ET

Turner Classic Movies has scheduled its second annual airing of the classic film The Wizard of Oz for Tuesday, July 3. The film is set to air at 8 p.m. and will be preceded by a half-hour documentary, Memories of Oz. Memories will feature the usual behind-the-scenes photos and film clips along with interviews with three of the starring Munchkins and openly gay cult film director John Waters. Following the film will be a broadcast of the documentary The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic. Further information can be found at www.turnerclassicmovies.com. Check local listings.