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The yellow brick road is a fictional element in the children's novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by American author L. Frank Baum. In the novel's first edition the road is mostly referred to as the "Road of Yellow Bricks ". In the original story and in later films based on it such as The WizDorothy Gale must find the road before embarking on her journey, as the tornado did not deposit her farmhouse directly in front of it as in Винтовка - Это праздник!
- Ленинград + Гражданская Оборона - Звёзды Русского Рока (DVD) film. The following is an excerpt from the third chapter of The Wonderful Wizard of Ozin which Dorothy sets off to see the Wizard:. Within a short time she was walking briskly toward the Emerald City ; her Silver Shoes tinkling merrily on the hard, yellow road-bed ". The road is first introduced in the third chapter of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The road begins in the heart of the eastern quadrant called Munchkin Country in the Land of Oz.
It functions as a guideline that leads all who follow it, to the road's ultimate destination—the imperial capital of Oz called Emerald City that is located in the exact center of the entire continent. In the book, the novel's main protagonist, Dorothy, is forced to search for the road before she can begin her quest to seek the Wizard. This is because the cyclone from Kansas did not release her First Love - Novel 23 - Fly Through The Feelings closely near it as it did in the various film adaptations.
After the council with the native Munchkins and their dear friend the Good Witch of the NorthDorothy begins looking for it and sees many pathways and roads nearby, all of which lead in various directions. Thankfully it doesn't take her too long to spot the one paved with bright yellow bricks. Later in the book, Dorothy and her companions, the Scarecrow Follow The Yellow Brick Road - Unknown Artist - The Songs From The Wizard Of Oz (Plus Songs About Th, Tin Woodman and Cowardly Lion discover that the road has fallen into disrepair in some parts of the land, having several broken chasms ending at dangerous cliffs with deadly drops.
In the end of the book we learn the road's history; unlike in Walt Disney's prequel film Oz the Great and Powerfulthe Emerald City and yellow brick road did not exist prior to Oz's arrival. When Oscar Diggs arrived in Oz via hot air-balloon that had been swept away in a storm, the people of the land were convinced he was a great "Wizard" who had finally come to fulfill Oz's long-awaited prophecy.
Since the recent fall of Oz's mortal King Follow The Yellow Brick Road - Unknown Artist - The Songs From The Wizard Of Oz (Plus Songs About Thand Follow The Yellow Brick Road - Unknown Artist - The Songs From The Wizard Of Oz (Plus Songs About Th mysterious disappearance of his baby daughter Princess OzmaOscar immediately proclaimed himself as Oz's new dominant ruler and had his people build the road as well as the city in his honor. In the classic film, a red brick road can be seen starting at the same point as the yellow brick road and is entwined with it, despite seemingly going in a different direction.
This version of the road does not exist in Baum's books. Also, at the cornfield where Dorothy meets and befriends the Scarecrowthere is a fork in the yellow brick road leading in different directions. Luckily they choose the correct one of the three branches that leads to Emerald City.
In Disney's live action semi-sequel to the movie Return to OzDorothy returns to Oz six months after being sent back home to Kansas from her first visit. Upon her second arrival she finds the yellow brick road in ruins by the hands of the evil Nome King who also conquered the Emerald City. In the end, it is presumed that after she defeats him and saves the city and its citizens, the road is restored as well. The actual road is believed to be one in Peekskill, New Yorkwhere L.
Frank Baum attended Peekskill Military Academy. At the time, yellow bricks paved local roads. In addition, Tim Kugel - Self Label of U.
Route 54 within the state of Kansas have been designated "the yellow brick road". Baum, the great-grandson of L. Frank Baum who stated, "Most people don't realize that the Wizard of Oz was written in Chicago, and the Yellow Brick Road was named after winding cobblestone roads in Holland, Michigan, where great-grandfather spent vacations with his family.
Dallas, Texas makes a claim that Baum once stayed at a downtown hotel during his newspaper career located near what is now the Triple Underpass at a time when the streets were paved with wooden blocks of Bois D'Arc also known as Osage Orange. Supposedly, after a rainstorm the sun came out and he saw a bright yellow brick road from the window of his room. The Vision Oz Fund was established in November to raise funds that will be used to help increase the awareness, enhancement, and further development of Oz-related attractions and assets in Wamego, Kansas.
The first fundraiser is underway and includes selling personalized engraved yellow bricks, which will become part of the permanent walkway aka "The Yellow Brick Road" in downtown Wamego. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Yellow Brick Road. For other uses, see Yellow Brick Road disambiguation.
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