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    • Mary Reedy

      Dorothy and Toto are escorted around Munchkinland in a horse drawn carriage. Wizard of Oz

    • Veronica Ross

      In the film The Wizard of Oz, the carriage that transports Dorothy around the Emerald City is the very same one that Abraham Lincoln used during his presidency! It even carried Lincoln to his inauguration.

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