Karl 'Karchy' Kosiczky (Karl Kosiczky)

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Prakfalva, Austria-Hungary
Karl Slover was 21 years old when he auditioned for the "Wizard Of Oz" movie, and in the process met the other 123 little people with whom he worked through a grueling two month production schedule. "Standing four feet four inches tall, I was the smallest Munchkin," recalls Karl. "I couldn't even reach the doorknob." He is best known for being the first trumpeter in the film but he also was one of the Munchkin soldiers, the only sleepy head boy in the nest of Munchkin eggs, and, one of the singers who led Dorothy down the yellow brick road. Read more...


Character: Munchkin Herald #1 / Sleepyhead

The Wizard of Oz 1939