Now, Google is playing tribute to the film in its own unique way. Dorothy Gale is swept away from a farm in Kansas to a magical land of Oz in a tornado and embarks on a quest with her new friends to see the Wizard who can help her return home to Kansas and help her friends as well. Starting October 13, items will be automatically deleted forever after they’ve been in your trash for 30 days. All the links still work, too. Click the tornado and Dorothy's house will pop out of it, and the results page will turn back from black and white to color. Google has hidden a tribute to The Wizard of Oz in its search results. Sign in. How to Download Adobe Flash Player on a Mac, Google "Wimbledon" to Play a Hidden Tennis Game, How to Clean Up Your Computer to Its Original State (Without Reinstalling Windows), Spotify Buys Podcast Publishing Platform Megaphone, The 6 Best Websites to Find Song Meanings and Interpretations. How to buy a laptop for your kid (or revive an old one), How to buy a PlayStation 5 on November 12th, Apple’s HomePod mini won’t leave marks on your fancy wood furniture, The guy who built his own smartwatch is back with a pair of GPS smart glasses. The internet giant is marking the 80th anniversary of The Wizard of Oz with an Easter egg that reflects the rather turbulent ways Dorothy enters and exits Oz. Google launched the The Wizard of Oz secret feature last year with the Easter egg designed to coincide with the 80th anniversary of the 1939 release of the popular movie, starring Judy Garland. After all, didn't Dorothy own a similar pair?! Updated 1706 GMT (0106 HKT) August 24, 2019. However, you'll also see a tornado where the slippers were. Why is Google playing games with our search page? And now you'll also see a pair of twinkling ruby slippers just begging to be clicked. 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The screen will then rotate and the results page will turn from color to black and white. It's too soon to say if this is the start of a trend of movie-themed surprises, but we wouldn't be surprised if this becomes the new norm -- it's a clever way to interest searchers in cinematic history. Fear not. Luckily, it's easy to find. host, dead at 80, 'SNL' takes aim at the presidential election, After 14 sons, couple welcomes a baby girl, were stolen in real life but found 13 years later, "The Wizard of Oz" was the winner of Academy Awards. This is terrifying! That is until you click on the ruby slippers, appearing next to the movie's name. The version of … Which was over 80 years ago this past weekend. On the right-hand side you'll see Google's omnibox giving you a synopsis of the film plus other pertinent information. Wizard of Oz . Just hit that little twisting tornado, and that will send you back to where you came from. Please confirm your email address in the email we just sent you. Google pays homage to The Wizard of Oz's 80th anniversary with a ruby slipper Easter egg. Something went wrong. There's no place like your search results. » RELATED: Google doodle wins local student college scholarship The tribute is actually hidden. Which was over 80 years ago this past weekend. Google has a new Easter egg for everyone to try, and this one is a tribute to The Wizard of Oz. The Easter egg is available in both desktop and mobile browsers, though you'll definitely want to act fast if you want to see it without resorting to archives. It's an important film in the history of cinema, being both a commercial and critical success, and one of the most-seen movies of all time. In this article we explain how to trigger the Easter egg. To commemorate the 80th anniversary of the its release, Google has hidden a tribute to The Wizard of Oz in its search results. Dave Parrack is a British writer with a fascination for technology. Trying to connect… Present Share. The heels will click together three times as a disembodied voice cries, "There's no place like home". Google Drive’s trash is changing. On the Android Search app, the Search bar is unchanged during the Easter Egg. Voila! We’re off to search the wizard, the wonderful “Wizard of Oz.” pic.twitter.com/JulBoTAc7A. The Wizard of Oz was released on August 25, 2019. And all you need to do is search for "The Wizard of Oz" on Google. And this one lets you play a hidden tennis game in honor of Wimbledon. Google isn't reserving its movie-themed Easter eggs for the latest blockbusters. Google isn't reserving its movie-themed Easter eggs for the latest blockbusters. August 25 is the 80th anniversary of the classic musical fantasy. Google commemorates the 80th anniversary of 'The Wizard of Oz' with a head-spinning surprise By Kendall Trammell , CNN Updated 1:06 PM ET, Sat August 24, 2019 However, that Easter egg no longer works, and I cannot work out how to navigate to Google's free tennis game.