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Wizard of Oz, The

Updated: Sep 17

The Wizard of Oz, Card Game


First Published: 1940, Anonymous, but Registered to Castell Brothers Ltd.

Illustrator or Designer: After MGM Studios


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Leaflet


Wizard of Oz Box Front with Title Card

Wizard of Oz Box Front with Title Card


There are 44 cards in 4 suits (red, green, blue, black) of 11 cards.


The cards feature images and characters from the film including Judy Garland as Dorothy, Toto, the Tin Man, the Scarecrow, the Cowardly Lion, the Munchkins, the Witch and The Wizard.



The Wizard of Oz Cards - Red 1 to 9

The Wizard of Oz Cards - Red 1 to 9


The Wizard of Oz Cards - Red 10 to 11, Blue 1 to 7

The Wizard of Oz Cards - Red 10 to 11, Blue 1 to 7


The Wizard of Oz Cards - Blue 8 to 11, Yellow 1 to 5

The Wizard of Oz Cards - Blue 8 to 11, Yellow 1 to 5


The Wizard of Oz Cards - Yellow 6 to 11, Red 1 to 3

The Wizard of Oz Cards - Yellow 6 to 11, Red 1 to 3


The Wizard of Oz Cards - Red 4 to Red 11 + Card Back

The Wizard of Oz Cards - Red 4 to 11 + Card Back



The game is based on the 1939 MGM film the Wizard of Oz based on L Frank Baum's book.


Rex Pitts confirmed that Wizard of Oz was registered to Castell Brothers in May 1940, see also Film Fantasy.


MGM are not mentioned on the box or in the rules but the MGM Logo of "Leo" the Lion with the Latin motto ARS GRATIA ARTIS (Art for Art's Sake) is featured on the card backs.


Game & Version Details


WIzard of Oz - Card Back

Wizard of Oz - Card Back

Wizard of Oz - Rules Front

Wizard of Oz - Rules Front

Wizard of Oz - Rules Back

Wizard of Oz - Rules Back

Wizard of Oz - Box Back

Wizard of Oz - Box Back

Wizard of Oz - Box Top

Wizard of Oz - Box Top

Wizard of Oz - Box Side Left

Wizard of Oz - Box Side Left

Wizard of Oz - Box Base

Wizard of Oz - Box Base

Wizard of Oz - Box Side Right

Wizard of Oz - Box Side Right

​Wizard of Oz - Box Back With Flap

​Wizard of Oz - Box Back With Flap


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