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Teleflora’s Newest Bouquet Captures the Magic for Wizard of Oz Fans

LOS ANGELES (August 27, 2009) – In conjunction with the September 29 release of The Wizard of Oz on Blu-Ray™ and DVD, Teleflora, the world’s leading flower wire service offering the best choice in floral arrangements and convenient local delivery, has created an enchanting gift, The Wizard of Oz Bouquet. Teleflora’s new arrangement celebrates the release of the 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition of the film, which Warner Home Video has beautifully brought into the digital age, re-mastered to perfection.  

Teleflora’s The Wizard of Oz Bouquet is a beautifully hand-painted sculpture of the beloved characters, the Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man, Dorothy and of course little Toto, gracefully skipping down the yellow brick road. As the characters link arms and travel on their journey, fans are reminded of the film’s encouraging message that anything is possible. Collectors will be delighted to know no detail is forgotten when they see Dorothy’s coveted ruby slippers, dazzling with style.  To reinforce the sweetness of life’s possibilities, the floral arrangement features the sweet smells of button-spray chrysanthemums, roses and alstroemeria, all in a yellow shade to highlight the bright future ahead.

Teleflora’s charming new floral gift is available through a local Teleflora florist or online at teleflora.com for $64.95. With “The Wizard of Oz” fans across all generations, this bouquet makes the perfect present for an Oz follower of any age.  Even after the flowers are gone, this is the ideal gift, as the sculpture will serve as a collector’s item for years to come.  

To place an order for a hand-arranged, hand-delivered floral gift anywhere in the country, visit www.teleflora.com.

Warner Bros. Entertainment has for the past year been celebrating the 70th anniversary The Wizard of Oz,with a slate of spectacular festivities spanning the globe.  This fall in New York City, Warner Bros. Consumer Products will have one final showing of its now renowned Ruby Slipper Collection, which consists of 20 noted designers’ modern interpretations of Dorothy’s classic Ruby Slippers adorned with CRYSTALLIZED™ - Swarovski Elements.  The Ruby Slipper Collection will be auctioned to benefit WBCP’s long-term philanthropic partner, the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation at rubyslipperauction.com, with final bids closing and tabulated the evening of September 24. 

About Teleflora
Teleflora is the world’s leading flower service offering the best choice in flower arrangements and convenient local delivery.  Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Teleflora has over 20,000 member florists throughout the U.S. and Canada, with an additional 20,000 affiliated florists outside North America.  Teleflora offers industry-leading floral arrangements and gifts.  Through its extensive member florists’ network, Web sites including www.teleflora.com and www.findaflorist.com, and its toll-free line 1-800-TELEFLORA, the company offers consumers fast, convenient and high-quality flowers and keepsake products.

About Warner Home Video’s new “The Wizard of Oz”
Warner Home Video’s remastered Blu-ray and DVD release, The Wizard of Oz 70th Anniversary Ultimate Collector’s Edition, debuts September 29. With six times higher resolution than standard DVD, along with the sonic excellence of Dolby TruHD, the film will be at its pristine best, marking an historic benchmark in the Blu-ray format. The limited and numbered Ultimate Collector’s Editions will feature 16 hours of bonus features - 4 hours of which have never been available before now. Every package will bear a silver label containing a specific numbered version; once these packages are sold out, they will never again be available to consumers.

About Warner Home Video
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, a division of the Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.

Warner Bros. Consumer Products
Warner Bros. Consumer Products, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, is one of the leading licensing and retail merchandising organizations in the world.

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