6. The Film Actually Didn’t Turn Much of Profit
When the film was released to box offices, it made about $3M in total. That might sound like a lot of money, but when you realize that it was an incredibly expensive film to make, that puts the profit in perspective. The film cost almost $2.7, meaning the profit for the film company was pretty small.
7. Nevertheless, It Was Released Two Separate Times
The Wizard of Oz was first released for film and TV in 1949. It was a pretty big hit. Seven years later, it was released for film and TV again. From there, its views and popularity skyrocketed.