• Peter Berthoud

Wizard of Oz, The

Updated: Sep 4

The Wizard of Oz


First Published: 1940, Anonymous

Illustrator or Designer: After MGM Studios


Contents: 44 Cards + Rules Leaflet



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.



Wizard of Oz cards 1
The Wizard of Oz cards 1

Wizard of Oz cards 2
The Wizard of Oz cards 2

The Wizard of Oz cards 3
The Wizard of Oz cards 3

The Wizard of Oz cards 4
The Wizard of Oz cards 4

The Wizard of Oz cards 5
The Wizard of Oz cards 5

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


Rex Pitts wrote that Film Fantasy was registered to Castell Brothers in May 1940. The game was published anonymously, 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 - Rules Front


Wizard of Oz - Rules Back


Wizard of Oz - Box Back


Wizard of Oz - Box Top


Wizard of Oz - Box Side Left


Wizard of Oz - Box Base


Wizard of Oz - Box Side Right


​Wizard of Oz - Box Back With Flap