Little Known Facts About The Making Of The “Wizard Of Oz”

Rachel Wicksall - February 7th, 2019

It Was Officially Someone’s Job To Dry Out the Lion Costume

The next time you think your job is bad, remember this: it was officially someone’s job to dry out the Cowardly Lion costume at the end of each day.

The costume weighed about 100 pounds and, under the blazing lights required by early Technicolor on set, actor Bert Lahr sweat so much that he reportedly reeked.