All in a Day’s Work

Here’s an entertaining article about Margaret Hamilton (who played the Wicked Witch of the West), post-Wizard of Oz:

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When I was a kid, the yearly airing of The Wizard of Oz was a big deal for me. At Halloween I always dressed as the Wicked Witch of the West. And with a minimum of coaxing, I would act out the witch’s dramatic death by water. “I’m melting! Melting!”

On Actor’s Studio, Johnny Depp told how when he was little, he loved to act out the DTs scene from Lost Weekend for his mom’s friends. If you’ve seen the movie, you know how funny that must have been.

Strange, I didn’t grow up to be an actor….

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