Ruth Duccini was the last of the original female Munchkins from The Wizard of Oz. Uncredited, Duccini, who was four feet tall, played one of 124 Munchkin townspeople in the 1939 classic. There is now only one surviving Munchkin, Jerry Maren.
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Thursday 16 December 1993
Tuesday 31 August 1993
Saturday 22 May 1993
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Tuesday 18 May 1993
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Tuesday 23 March 1993
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