L Frank Baum

On October 8th 1938, following a series of revisions by several writers, the final draft of The Wizard of Oz was completed. After principal filming wrapped March 16th 1939, the much-anticipated movie was released to the general public on August 12th 1939.
With Wicked the musical celebrating its 10th anniversary later this year, should Andrew Lloyd Webber be looking over his shoulder?