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The Patchwork Girl of Oz
Director: J. Farrell MacDonald (Dir)
Release Date:   28 Sep 1914
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Cast: Frank Moore  (Uncle Nunkie)
  Pierre Couderc  (Scraps, the Patchwork Girl)
  Raymond Russell  (Dr. Pipt)
 

Summary: Ojo and Uncle Nunkie journey to Oz, stopping en route at the home of Dr. Pipt, a magician, and Dame Margolotte, his wife. While they are there, Dr. Pipt animates a rag doll, The Patchwork Girl, but during the transformation, the Liquid of Petrification is spilled and Nunkie, Margolotte, and Dr. Pipt's daughter's fiancĂ© Danx are turned to stone. The antidote requires a six-leafed clover, three hairs from a Woozy's tail and gill water from the Dark Well. The Patchwork Girl, Jesseva, the Munchkins and Ojo search for the needed ingredients and encounter many adventures. In the end, Nunkie, Margolotte, and Danx are restored to life and reunited with their loved ones. 

Distribution Company: Paramount Pictures Corp.
Production Company: Oz Film Mfg Co.
Director: J. Farrell MacDonald (Dir)
Producer: L. Frank Baum (Prod)
  Harold Ostrom (Assoc prod)
Writer: L. Frank Baum (Scen)

Subject Major: Transmutation
  Chemical formulas
  Dolls
  Magic
  Magicians
  Mythical lands
 
Subject Minor: Dwarfs
  Imaginary creatures
  Statues
  Wells

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