‘The Wizard of Oz’

Celebrity Q&A
on May 8, 2011

What was the first feature film to be broadcast on television?
—Wally McAfee, Pinehurst, N.C.

Today, movies on television don’t seem like anything novel. But that wasn’t the case in 1956, when audiences tuned in to watch The Wizard of Oz, the first theatrical movie to be shown on TV.

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