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Nita Krebs

Nita Krebs, 85, one of three pink-tutued “Lullabye League” Munchkins who greeted Dorothy in “The Wizard Of Oz,” died Jan. 18 in Sarasota, Fla., of an apparent heart attack.

Standing 3 feet 8 inches tall, she began her show business career as a member of the Singer’s Midgets. She appeared in the 1938 Western musical “The Terror Of Tiny Town.”

Trained in ballet, she camed to the U.S. from Czechoslovakia with Leo Singer.

She retired from the industry in the 1950s but recently was on hand at several 50th anniversary celebrations of the “Oz” film.

No survivors.

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