The Dark Side of Oz – Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon Mashed Up With The Wizard of Oz
One of the greatest anomalies in existence is the paired up video of the 1939 film The Wizard of Oz with Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon. As odd as this sounds, it’s a fascinating trip that’ll surely blow anyone’s mind.
It’s not so much of an odd experience every now and then throughout the film, but the record fits with it exactly. It’s difficult to say without watching it, but trust me when I say how odd of an experience it is. The anomaly was discovered in the 1990s when people paired a VHS of The Wizard of Oz with the vinyl of Dark Side of the Moon.
Many interviewers have asked the members of Pink Floyd if they had any knowledge or intent to do this, but all of them vehemently deny it. Whether they’re lying or it’s the greatest aberration in existence, it’s quite remarkable either way.
Here are a few notable timestamps throughout the video:
1:57 Movie starts as the guitar slide begins
3:12: Look at his mouth
4:03: Dorthy balances on the fence as the lyrics say “balanced on the biggest wave”
4:09 On the run starts right as she falls
6:05 She looks from right to left as the sound moves
8:01 The clocks start right as she comes into frame
11:22 As the song time is playing the sign says: “past, present, future”.
15:59 The singing part of great gig in the sky plays during the tornado scene
17:06 The singing slows down as she is unconscious
19:33 Money plays right as she is in oz, this also means that money was spent on making this color and also the first half of Dark Side of the Moon ends right as she gets to oz.
24:04 All start dancing right as the music gets heavy
27:37 The dancing starts right as the lyrics come in
28:12 They are dancing to the beat
28:47 Chorus of the song starts as they all yell at once
29:27 Which is which (witch is witch)
29:12 Wicked witch wears black right as lyrics say “black”
33:46 Any colour you like plays right after she leaves the munchkin village
37:12 Brain damage plays while scarecrow talks about how he wants a brain
44:23 Breathe starts right as tinman’s leg is fixed
45:07 Tinman is leaning while the guitar slide gives it that leaning sound
55:47 Look at his mouth
57:27 “far away across the fields”, they are in a field
57:36: “faithful to their knees”, scarecrow falls to his knees
58:27 Look at his mouth
1:13:37 “said the man with the gun”, scarecrow has a gun
1:22:19 “you raise the blade”
1:24:05 eclipse plays during the climax of the movie
1:24:52 “all you destroy”, witch destroys glass.
1:36:11: The lyrics come in as soon as she leaves the bubble
1:39:54 “home home again”
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