Oz in the News 2.14.13

la-dd-last-night-at-musso-franks-wizard-of-oz--001Last night at Musso & Frank’s: ‘Wizard of Oz’ Munchkin Jerry Maren honored  Maren, a longtime Musso & Frank’s customer, just turned 93. He’s the last male survivor of the 124 Munchkins in the 1939 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer movie starring Judy Garland as Dorothy, one of the best-known American movies ever. In his honor, yesterday was proclaimed “Jerry Maren Day” by L.A. City Councilman Tom LaBonge of Hollywood. “I’ve met presidents, Heisman Trophy winners, Olympians, all great, but Jerry Maren! He’s a pal, and I thought, ‘Let’s do something for Jerry.’

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