Oct 26, 2017 · One of the actors playing a munchkin hanged himself during the making of The Wizard of Oz - and in this shot, his body can be seen hanging from a tree. Ah, this perennial old internet chestnut. "A co-worker told me today that there is a scene in 'The Wizard of Oz' where you can see one of the midgets hanging from a rope in the background. She said set conditions were so bad, and all the midgets were treated really badly, and one decided to hang himself on a prop tree.".
Aug 20, 2015 · The rumour began in the 1980s, when The Wizard of Oz started appearing on home video. At the end of the Tin Man scene, as Dorothy, the Scarecrow and the Tin Man are heading off up the yellow brick road singing “We’re off to see the wizard”, eagle-eyed viewers believed they could see a munchkin hanging from a rope in the background.