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!Princess Mombi (Creator/JeanMarsh)

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!Princess Mombi (Creator/JeanMarsh)
Mombi
-->Played by: Creator/JeanMarsh



!The Nome King (Nicol Williamson)

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!The Nome King (Nicol Williamson)
King
-->Played by: Nicol Williamson



!Ozma (Emma Ridley)

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!Ozma (Emma Ridley)
!Ozma
-->Played by: Emma Ridley



!Aunt Em (Piper Laurie)

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!Aunt Em (Piper Laurie)
Em
-->Played by: Piper Laurie



!Uncle Henry (Matt Clark)

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!Uncle Henry (Matt Clark)
Henry
-->Played by: Matt Clark


!Dorothy Gale (Creator/FairuzaBalk)

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!Dorothy Gale (Creator/FairuzaBalk)
Gale
-->Played by: Creator/FairuzaBalk



* AdaptationDyeJob: Possibly. The original W.W. Denslow illustrations portray her dark hair in GirlishPigtails but the John R. Neill illustrations used for most of Baum's books portray her as having a blonde TwentiesBobHaircut. This film uses a design based off of Denslow's version.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Possibly. The original W.W. Denslow illustrations portray her dark hair in GirlishPigtails but the John R. Neill illustrations used for most of Baum's books portray her as having a blonde TwentiesBobHaircut.bob haircut. This film uses a design based off of Denslow's version.

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* CompositeCharacter: In the books, the Wizard of Oz kidnapped Ozma with Mombi. ''Return to Oz'' has the Nome King taking the Wizard's role in Ozma's disappearance.


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* AdaptationalBackstoryChange: There's no reference to Ozma being raised as a boy. She was also imprisoned in a mirror after being Mombi's slave for years.


* AmbiguousSituation: It's not crystal-clear whether she and the girl Dorothy meet at the hospital in Kansas are the same person, and if they are, how much the doctor and nurse know about her, if anything.

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* AmbiguousSituation: It's not crystal-clear whether she and the girl Dorothy meet meets at the hospital in Kansas are the same person, and if they are, how much the doctor and nurse know about her, if anything.



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* AmbiguousSituation: It's not crystal-clear whether she and the girl Dorothy meet at the hospital in Kansas are the same person, and if they are, how much the doctor and nurse know about her, if anything.



[[folder:Unnamed Girl]]
!Unnamed Girl (Emma Ridley)

A girl that Dorothy meets in Kansas.
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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's never hinted why she's at the hospital.
* AmbiguousSituation: If Oz is real, then she might be Ozma. It's implied that Ozma was able to communicate wifh Dorothy outside of the mirror.
* DeathOfAChild: Assuming she isn't Ozma, she drowns at the start of the film.
* NoNameGiven: Her name is unstated.
[[/folder]]


* AdaptationalPersonalityChange: Tip and Ozma are the same person, but their personalities are different (whether it be because of gender roles or magic): Tip is a boyish trickster while Ozma is serene and pure of heart. Tip being removed means that some of his traits were added to Ozma, making her less PrincessClassic.




[[folder:Unnamed Girl]]
!Unnamed Girl (Emma Ridley)

A girl that Dorothy meets in Kansas.
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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's never hinted why she's at the hospital.
* AmbiguousSituation: If Oz is real, then she might be Ozma. It's implied that Ozma was able to communicate wifh Dorothy outside of the mirror.
* DeathOfAChild: Assuming she isn't Ozma, she drowns at the start of the film.
* NoNameGiven: Her name is unstated.
[[/folder]]




[[folder:Unnamed Girl]]
!Unnamed Girl (Emma Ridley)

A girl that Dorothy meets in Kansas.
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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's never hinted why she's at the hospital.
* AmbiguousSituation: If Oz is real, then she might be Ozma. It's implied that Ozma was able to communicate wifh Dorothy outside of the mirror.
* DeathOfAChild: Assuming she isn't Ozma, she drowns at the start of the film.
* NoNameGiven: Her name is unstated.
[[/folder]]

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* TheInsomniac: One of the reasons Dorothy is sent to an asylum is because she hasn't been able to sleep since she visited Oz a few months prior.


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* AgeLift: In the books, Ozma has a VagueAge. Illustrations depict her as being anywhere from Dorothy's age to a young woman, but the text implies that she's a teen no older than sixteen. ''Return to Oz'' treats her as Dorothy's age.


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[[folder:Unnamed Girl]]
!Unnamed Girl (Emma Ridley)

A girl that Dorothy meets in Kansas.
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* AmbiguousDisorder: It's never hinted why she's at the hospital.
* AmbiguousSituation: If Oz is real, then she might be Ozma. It's implied that Ozma was able to communicate wifh Dorothy outside of the mirror.
* DeathOfAChild: Assuming she isn't Ozma, she drowns at the start of the film.
* NoNameGiven: Her name is unstated.
[[/folder]]


* CompositeCharacter: In the books, it was Ozmaís male alter-ego, Tip, who was raised as Mombiís slave and who built Jack Pumpkinhead to try and scare her. The movie cuts out any mention of the gender swap and leaves the female Ozma in both roles.

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* CompositeCharacter: In the books, it was Ozmaís male alter-ego, Tip, who was raised as Mombiís slave and who built Jack Pumpkinhead to try and scare her.her ó although technically the same person, the two were written as though they were completely separate characters. The movie cuts out any mention of the gender swap and leaves the female Ozma in both roles.


* AdaptedOut: There's no mention of her male alter ego, Tip.
* AgeLift: In the books she's ''usually'' depicted a few years older than Dorothy (with one book saying she looks 14 or 15 and Baum insisting she look no older than 16). ''Return to Oz'' has Ozma as being Dorothy's age.



* DamselInDistress: She's saved at the end of the film.

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* CompositeCharacter: In the books, it was Ozmaís male alter-ego, Tip, who was raised as Mombiís slave and who built Jack Pumpkinhead to try and scare her. The movie cuts out any mention of the gender swap and leaves the female Ozma in both roles.
* DamselInDistress: She's saved She was enslaved within a mirror by Mombi, at the end behest of the film.Nome King.
* HiddenDepths: Retaining the functions of her male alter-ego means the PrincessClassic Ozma was still mischievous enough to try and scare her captor with a pumpkin-headed man and knew enough about craftsmanship to be able to put him together.


* AdaptationOriginConnection: In the books she meets Dorothy at the start of ''Ozma of Oz''. Billina was named "Bill" by a boy who couldn't tell her sex, but Dorothy changed Bill's name to a more feminine "Billina". The film scraps this as has Billina as Dorothy's hen.

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* AdaptationOriginConnection: In the books she meets Dorothy at the start of ''Ozma of Oz''. Billina was named "Bill" by a boy who couldn't tell her sex, but Dorothy changed Bill's name to a more feminine "Billina". The film scraps this as and has Billina as Dorothy's hen.hen from the start.



* AdaptationDyeJob: Her "ruddy blonde" hair (which is usually either brown or black in illustrations) is a dark blonde.

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* AdaptationDyeJob: Her "ruddy blonde" hair (which is usually either brown or black in illustrations) is a dark blonde.blonde here.


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* TheTrickster: Like her book counterpart, she originally constructed Jack Pumpkinhead as a means of giving Mombi a fright.

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Characters who appeared in the 1985 film, ''Film/ReturnToOz''. For their [[Literature/LandOfOz original book counterparts]], [[Characters/LandOfOz click here]].


* PumpkinPerson: Has a pumpkin for a head, [[CaptainObvious as his name suggests]].

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* PumpkinPerson: Has a pumpkin for a head, [[CaptainObvious as his name suggests]].suggests.

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