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  • In the book "The Wizard of Oz" there is no red brick road. In the 1939 movie "The Wizard of Oz" the red brick road leads to the Munchkin Town Hall. It is the road on which the carriage carrying Dorothy travels to reach the Munchkin Town Hall. In the original series of Oz books written by L. Frank Baum himself, there is a road paved with red brick which goes to the Quadling Country in Oz. Red is the Quadlings' "state color." Project Gutenberg has all 14 original L. Frank Baum "Oz" books available in electronic form (plaintext and HTML). All of them entered the public domain in 1922. Incidentally, he wrote a number of other books similar to the Oz books, also available from Project Gutenberg. Trivia: Popular characters from one non-popular non-Oz book, Cap'n Bill and Trot from "The Sea Fairies", managed to make their way into Oz in "The Scarecrow of Oz". Cap'n Bill and Trot continued to appear in several more Oz books. http://www.gutenberg.org/browse/authors/b#a42
  • The red brick road was created for the film just for contrast to the Yellow Brick Road. In the Oz books there are 3 yellow brick roads mentioned, 2 in the Munckin Country one that Dorothy followed, the other followed by Ojo, and one in the Gillikin Country that Tip followed.

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