Pulling back the curtain: Wizard of Oz named most influential film

Researchers in Italy analyse 47,000 films to come up with list of those most referenced

When a tornado carried Dorothy off to a land of witches and talking scarecrows it was not only Oz that she and her companions ended up taking by storm: new research suggests the world of movies was never the same again either.

Researchers in Italy have declared the Wizard of Oz the most influential film ever made, outstripping others in how much it has inspired and been referenced in the film industry.

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Source: theguardian