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Toto from 'The Wizard of Oz' has a permanent home and it's not in Kansas


Toto from 'The Wizard of Oz' has a permanent home and it's not in Kansas

WATCH  | Toto, the lovable pooch from "The Wizard of Oz," has a unique honor at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, the resting place of the stars. There is a monument honoring the canine thespian, which has become one of the cemetery's biggest fan attractions.

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Toto's real name was Terry, and she was a female Cairn Terrier. "The Wizard of Oz" was not the first time the canine actress took on a male role -- she appeared in six movies before her starring role in "Wizard of Oz."

HOLLYWOOD Dog Training School
WATCH  | Carl Spitz was Toto's trainer, and he founded the  Hollywood Dog Training School in 1927.  The school, located in North Hollywood, is still training dog thespians today.

The Wizard of Oz Original Trailer

WATCH  | Remember the original trailer from "The Wizard of Oz"? Check out Terry the Terrier at the height of her fame as Toto. 

Between 1934 and 1942, Terry starred in 16 films.


Hollywood Forever Cemetery prides itself on being the final resting place to more of Hollywood's founders and stars than anywhere else on earth.  The Toto Memorial is the only monument in the cemetery that honors an animal.

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