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The Wiz [videorecording] / a Motown Production
DVDs DVDs | Universal Studios Home Entertainment | c2008 | [30th anniversary ed. ; widescreen version.]
Available at Adult DVD-Feature Film (Call number: DVD W MUSICAL)
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Imprint
Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, c2008.
Edition
[30th anniversary ed. ; widescreen version.]
Descript
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Note
Includes English and dubbed French language soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English (SDH) or French.
Cast
Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor.
Credits
Producer, Rob Cohen ; screenplay, Joel Schumacher ; director, Sidney Lumet ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; editor, Dede Allen ; songs, Charlie Smalls ; music adaptation, Quincy Jones ; production and costume designer, Tony Walton ; special visual effects, Albert Whitlock.
Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
Based on the book by William F. Brown ; music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls ; produced on the New York stage by Ken Harper.
Audience
MPAA rating: G.
Summary
Dorothy is a 24-year-old Manhattan kindergarten teacher who is whisked away from her inner-city neighborhood via a snowstorm to the mysterious land of Oz. Oz is a sprawling, decaying, nightmarish, and dangerous megalopolis that resembles the physical characteristics of New York City.
Note
Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer.
Local Note
MW, 12-08
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ISBN/ISSN
025195002844
00025195002844
Music #
61100348 Universal Studios Home Entertainment
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