Associated Press writer Carl Hartman
has written this
article about a celebration at the Library of Congress for the classic movie.
\"The small ``Oz\'\' show opening today is part of an elaborate celebration of the library\'s own
200th birthday on Monday. Just twice as old as Dorothy, it\'s now the world\'s largest collection
of books - more than 27 million.\"One of the more intriguing parts of the story...
\"Many remember Dorothy as a 16-year-old Judy Garland in the 1939 film, where the silver shoes
of the book are replaced by the famous ruby slippers. [Exhibit director Martha] Hopkins pointed out the line in the original
shooting script that still mentions the silver shoes. She doesn\'t know when the change occurred or why.
``Better for Technicolor,\'\' she suggested.\"