Can a Munchkin be seen committing suicide in The Wizard of Oz?
Midget hung Himself on Wizard of Oz? / myLot
Who’s to blame for the munchkin suicide in The Wizard of Oz?
In the newer versions, the whole thing was altered so it wouldn't be so graphic.
As for Bolger, he had his share of difficulties, too.
Accidents did happen on the set quite often, however.
Or — you have to consider all the possibilities — the leg of a naked woman in the throes of a passionate embrace? Besides, I looked at the movie, and you know what? The original cast list featured as the Scarecrow and Ray Bolger as the Tin Man.