Aug 08, 2013
By Bob Sheppard
One of the original Munchkins from the 1939 classic movie “The Wizard of Oz,” has died.-
Margaret Pellegrini suffered a stroke Monday at her Glendale, Arizona, home and died Wednesday in a Phoenix-area hospital. She was 89.
There are now only two of the 124 Munchkins who appeared in the movie left alive.
Pellegrini was a guest speaker at grade schools across the Phoenix area for many years.
She would appear in costume and tell stories about her time as a Munchkin.
She also talked about moral lessons contained in the film.