How well do you know movie musicals?

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'Into the Woods' stars Meryl Streep.

From Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers to more recent musical adaptations such as 'Into the Woods,' movies that make time for song and dance have long been a staple of the industry. Are you an expert on the older productions as well as more recent hits? See how you do with our quiz!

1. Put the 'Wizard of Oz' characters in the order in which Dorothy meets them:

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'The Wizard of Oz' stars (from l.) Bert Lahr, Ray Bolger, Judy Garland, and Jack Haley.

Tin Man, Scarecrow, Lion

Lion, Tin Man, Scarecrow

Lion, Scarecrow, Tin Man

Scarecrow, Tin Man, Lion

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