From Carpet-Wetter To Film Icon: How Terry The Terrier Became Toto. Terry the terrier earned $125 a week on the set of The Wizard of Oz, more than many of the human actors in the film.
Was Toto a Boston terrier?
TOTO FROM ‘THE WIZARD OF OZ’ WAS A BOSTON TERRIER. … Baum never specified Toto’s breed, but in the books’ illustrations, he appears to be a Cairn Terrier, and was depicted as such in the famous 1939 “Wizard of Oz” movie.
Did Toto get paid more than Dorothy?
As the story goes, “For the movie ‘The Wizard of Oz,’ Judy Garland was paid $35 a week while Toto received $125 a week.”
Was the dog in The Wizard of Oz supposed to be a dachshund?
The dog in The Wizard of Oz was originally supposed to be played by a Dachshund named Otto, however, the studio thought there was still too much pre-war tension and replaced Otto with a Norwich terrier. This is one of the original still shots from the movie.
What color was Toto?
Toto, Dorothy’s dog and constant companion, is a small black terrier with bright, shining eyes and an inquisitive personality.