|VHS||October 25, 1980||
The Wizard of Oz's sole release by MGM/CBS Home Video has the Kansas scenes grayscaled, as seen from the 1955 re-release of the film.
After the film are the CBS Video logo and trailers for Fame (1980) and 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968).
Reissued in September 1982 with a slightly improved transfer.
|VHS||August 1985||Like the 1980 and 1982 VHS releases, the Kansas scenes are in black and white instead of Sepia Tone, and a copyright screen appears at the end of the film. This VHS is also known as the "Videophonic Sound" edition.
Reissued in 1988 in a slipcover showing early artwork of the Wicked Witch of the West.
|VHS||August 15, 1989||
When The Wizard of Oz turned exactly 50 years old, changes were made to the film since a very long time. For example, the Kansas sequences returned back to its original Sepia Tone color.
|Laserdisc||150px||August 15, 1989|
||Re-printed from the 1989 VHS, with no special features available. The 1993 and 1995 VHS tapes each contain the 1993 MGM/UA Home Video logo.|
|Laserdisc||November 17, 1993||The "Ultimate Oz" laserdisc set was the only CAV laserdisc release for The Wizard of Oz. It was released along with a re-release of the VHS version.|
|VHS||September 10, 1996||This was MGM/UA Home Video's last VHS release ever, and the only one to have the THX logo.|
|DVD||March 25, 1997||This was MGM/UA Home Video's only DVD release ever. It has no special features, like the 1996 VHS, and the film is in Dolby Digital 2.0 Mono sound.|
|DVD||October 19, 1999||Released to promote the film's 60th anniversary. Also available on VHS (in English or Spanish). If it wasn't for the Copyright Act of 1976, a lot of public domain releases would've flooded the marketplace by this point.|
|DVD||October 19, 1999||The Deluxe Edition was only available as part of a Gift Set, and was discontinued in 2002.|
|DVD||October 25, 2005||Unlike the 1999 DVD, the film now has better picture quality, the maximum audio bitrate of 448 kbps (instead of 384), the original mono audio track, a new music and effects only track, a brand new audio commentary, and more special features (mostly on Disc 2). The DVD was discontinued in 2008.|
|DVD||October 25, 2005||The first two discs are exactly the same as the Two-Disc Special Edition, with an additional third disc containing films released before the 1939 adaptation. Like the Two-Disc Special Edition, it was discontinued in 2008.|
|Blu-ray||September 29, 2009||Released to promote the film's 70th anniversary, The Wizard of Oz is presented for the first time in VC-1 high definition video and Dolby TrueHD audio quality.|
|Blu-ray||December 1, 2009||The Three-Disc Emerald Edition contains the same specifications as the Ultimate Collector's Edition, but with less features.|
|Digital Copy||December 1, 2009||Originally presented in standard definition. Priced at $9.99.|
|Blu-ray||March 16, 2010|
|DVD||March 16, 2010|
|Blu-ray 3D||October 1, 2013||
For its near 75th anniversary, The Wizard of Oz was re-released in 3D. Here, the film now has clearer MPEG-4 high definition video and DTS-HD Master Audio quality. A digital copy is also included.
Had the Copyright Term Extension Act of 1998 not become law, this would've been the last official re-release for The Wizard of Oz before it fell into the public domain.
|Blu-ray||October 1, 2013|
|Digital HD||October 1, 2013|
|DVD||October 1, 2013|