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The Waiting Game (5 of 5)
Series: Miracles! Then and Now
Pastor Jeff Schreve
How many people in here have ever seen the classic 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz"? Anybody ever seen that? Has anybody not seen "The Wizard of Oz"? You might want to get it; it's a really good show. "The Wizard of Oz" was a special movie when I was a kid growing up because my dad sang in the Roger Wagner Boys Choir. And when Hollywood put on the "Wizard of Oz" they called Roger Wagner and they got his boys choir. And they boys choir sang a lot of the songs that were attributed to the Munchkins. And so my dad was a little Munchkin, the voice of the Munchkins and so we would watch "The Wizard of Oz" and my dad would say "Now see that the Lollipop Kids, that was me, that was my voice." And so it was really cool when you're a kid growing up. And you know the "Wizard of Oz" was kind of a scary movie, I remember Debbie said the first time she saw it, and it scared her because you had some weird critters in the land of Oz You had Munchkins, I mean they were kind of strange, you had these little creepy Monkeys, you had the Trees that didn't want you to pull fruit off of them, they would get upset. You had a talking Scarecrow, you had a talking Lion, you had a Wizard, and he just had a bad disposition. I l mean you just had some weird stuff and then (Laughter) And you know Dorothy was the nice one of the bunch but she wasn't from Oz, the only nice person in Oz was Glenda, the Good Witch. You remember Glenda? (Laughter) "I am Glenda, I'm the Good Witch." She was the Good Witch of the North and you know she didn't really have any props except one and that was this, you remember this? "I know I'm Glenda here's my magic wand." That was Glenda she had this magic wand and you know what she could do with that wand? She would come in this big, looked like a super bubble, Bazooka gum bubble that she'd just come down and then all of a sudden here's Glenda and she'd be there. (Laughter) A ...
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