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Q&A :: Betsy Franco :: mother of OZ
Betsy is a mom, wife, author, director, actress, artist, animal lover, mentor...
Betsy's son James recently got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame + stars as Oz.
James's Celebrity parallels Oz becoming the Wizard (fame/power/success)
Movie description: "Oz transforms himself into a better man.
Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz + its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good + who is evil before it is too late".
Betsy mothers James/Oz + mentors young actors, who might go into acting for fame/fortune + face good/bad behaving people + temptations.
How does she teach character to make choices to become a better person?
By example, arts + conversations that start early: Betsy's Q&A journal for kids
Oz the Great and Powerful is now in theaters in Disney 3D + IMAX 3D!
"Disney's fantastical adventure "Oz The Great and Powerful," imagines the origins of L. Frank Baum's beloved character, the Wizard of Oz. When Oscar Diggs (James Franco), a small-time circus magician with dubious ethics, is hurled away from dusty Kansas to the vibrant Land of Oz, he thinks he's hit the jackpot:fame + fortune are his for the taking-that is until he meets 3 witches, who aren't convinced he is the great wizard everyone's been expecting. Reluctantly drawn into the epic problems facing the Land of Oz + its inhabitants, Oscar must find out who is good + who is evil before it is too late. Putting his magical arts to use through illusion, ingenuity + a bit of wizardry—Oscar transforms himself not only into the great + powerful Wizard of Oz, but into a better man as well."
by ~mod*mom~ at 22.3.13 Â©