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The Resource The Wiz, a Motown Production ; produced by Rob Cohen ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)

The Wiz, a Motown Production ; produced by Rob Cohen ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)

Label
The Wiz
Title
The Wiz
Statement of responsibility
a Motown Production ; produced by Rob Cohen ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
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
Cataloging source
KC#
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English or French, or dubbed in French
PerformerNote
Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1949-
  • 1939-
  • 1924-2011
  • 1944-
  • 1924-2005
  • 1932-1999
  • 1958-2009
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Rob
  • Schumacher, Joel
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Ross, Diana
  • Russell, Nipsey
  • Ross, Ted
  • King, Mabel
  • Merritt, Theresa
  • Horne, Lena
  • Brown, William F
  • Smalls, Charlie
  • Harper, Ken
  • Jackson, Michael
  • Carpenter, Thelma
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Motown Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character)
  • Kindergarten teachers
  • Blizzards
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
  • New York (N.Y.)
Technique
live action
Label
The Wiz, a Motown Production ; produced by Rob Cohen ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by William F. Brown ; music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls ; produced on the New York stage by Ken Harper
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • DVD Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (35 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9786312615767
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015885
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1039812561
  • (OCoLC)1039812561
System details
  • DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., dual-layer, NTSC
  • DVD ; CD
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc
Label
The Wiz, a Motown Production ; produced by Rob Cohen ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the book by William F. Brown ; music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls ; produced on the New York stage by Ken Harper
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • DVD Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 sound disc (35 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
  • stereophonic
  • unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.+
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed..
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9786312615767
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015885
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • on1039812561
  • (OCoLC)1039812561
System details
  • DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo., dual-layer, NTSC
  • DVD ; CD
Video recording format
  • DVD
  • laserdisc

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