Wizard of Oz
Growing up in the 1920s and ‘30s in Rush City, Ruth Robinson Duccini — at that time Ruth Robinson — didn’t know she would have a role in a film that would still be immensely popular around the time of her death, nearly eight decades later. Duccini, about 4 feet tall, was one of the [...]...Read More
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Ruth Robinson Duccini, 95, born in Rush City, one of the last surviving Munchkins from the 1939 MGM film “The Wizard of Oz,” died Jan. 16 of natural causes at the Solari Hospice Center in Las Vegas, Nev., according to news reports. The 4-foot-tall Duccini was one of 127 Munchkins who had roles i...Read More
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