About five minutes into the film, Dorothy sings the song after failing to get Aunt Em , Uncle Henry , and the farmhands to listen to her story of an unpleasant incident involving her dog, Toto , and the town spinster, Miss Gulch Margaret Hamilton. Aunt Em tells her to "find yourself a place where you won't get into any trouble". This prompts her to walk off by herself, musing to Toto, "Some place where there isn't any trouble. Do you suppose there is such a place, Toto? There must be. It's not a place you can get to by a boat, or a train. It's far, far away. Behind the moon, beyond the rain
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Tuesday 6th June At the very end of Sunday's One Love Manchester concert, after the big celebrity singalong, Ariana Grande took to the stage for a solo encore and sang a highly emotional version of Over the Rainbow. It was the perfect song for the moment - a song well known to everyone watching, one that speaks to young and old alike, always bringing with it a universe of hope and optimism against a backdrop of yearning. And at that moment, in front of those fans, it reduced both Ariana and her audience in Old Trafford and watching at home to tears. It's not the first time that this Oscar-winning song has offered hope and consolation to people in extreme circumstances. From the moment it was written, for the film The Wizard of Oz, Over the Rainbow took on a significance greater than the moment it was intended to soundtrack. And that's partly because the duo who wrote it - composer Harold Arlen and lyricist Yip Harburg - had known some fairly hard times themselves. Yarburg in particular had been born poor in New York, the son of Jewish immigrants.
The song was originally recorded in a spur-of-the-moment demo session in Bertosa is quoted as saying "And in walks the largest human being I had seen in my life. Israel was probably like pounds.