Wicked Witch


I just wanted to say I was watching this movie I think on either AMC or TCM and it wasn't so much the main characters that interested me as much as the fact that the Wicked Witch from the Wizard of Oz plays the mean schoolmistress. It was just interesting because I had never really seen her in any other works outside of TWOO...

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I beleive that is her in the movie.I am intereted in the place it was filmed...someone's "TigerLand?" any one know?

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Margaret Hamilton isn't listed in the credits for this film, not even on the uncredited actors.

The only film I saw her in apart from Wizard of Oz was the WC Fields film My Chickadee.

Apparently she played Morticia's mother in an episode of The Addams Family.

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That had to have been Margaret Hamilton as the secondary matron, the chief one was played by Lucille Ward. Her counterpart was Margaret Hamilton unless she had a twin sister somewhere out there we didn't know about. No one else had THAT FACE. :)

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I am in complete agreement that an actress looking and sounding A LOT like Margaret Hamilton appears in this film. If it isn't her, who is it? Why isn't she included in the cast list here? Why isn't it in her list of films? There must be a biographer who should know for sure.

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Instead of Margaret Hamilton as the assistant matron in "Zoo," try DORO MERANDE, who is indeed credited in the cast. Ms Merande was almost a look-alike for Ms Hamilton: both were dark-haired, thin,
severe-faced, and could easily have been mistaken for one another. -- Prof Steven P Hill, Cinema Studies, University of Illinois.

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Thank you for clearing it up. It's rather a close resemblance.

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