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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
Language
eng
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
Characteristic
  • chart
  • 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
English (Dolby 5.1, DTS 5.1) or dubbed French (Dolby 2.0) dialogue, French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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-
  • 1958-2009
  • 1924-2005
  • 1932-1999
  • 1928-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Cohen, Rob
  • Schumacher, Joel
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Ross, Diana
  • Jackson, Michael
  • Russell, Nipsey
  • Ross, Ted
  • King, Mabel
  • Merritt, Theresa
  • Carpenter, Thelma
  • Horne, Lena
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Brown, William F.
  • Harper, Ken
  • Smalls, Charlie
  • Motown Productions
  • Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gale, Dorothy
  • Kindergarten teachers
  • Blizzards
  • New York (N.Y.)
Target audience
general
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
  • Compact disc cataloged separately
  • 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
  • Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CD: He's the Wizard (Thelma Carpenter) -- You can't win (Michael Jackson) -- Ease on down the road (Diana Ross & Michael Jackson) -- Slide some oil to me (Nipsey Russell) -- (I'm a) mean ole lion (Ted Ross) -- Emerald City sequence (Richard Pryor and choir) -- A brand new day (entire cast) -- Home (Diana Ross)
Control code
ocn185036886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195002844
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61100345
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 5766
  • (OCoLC)185036886
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
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Wiz, a Motown Production ; produced by Rob Cohen ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Compact disc cataloged separately
  • 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
  • Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer
Accompanying material
1 compact disc (4 3/4 in.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
CD: He's the Wizard (Thelma Carpenter) -- You can't win (Michael Jackson) -- Ease on down the road (Diana Ross & Michael Jackson) -- Slide some oil to me (Nipsey Russell) -- (I'm a) mean ole lion (Ted Ross) -- Emerald City sequence (Richard Pryor and choir) -- A brand new day (entire cast) -- Home (Diana Ross)
Control code
ocn185036886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195002844
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61100345
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 5766
  • (OCoLC)185036886
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
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected.
Video recording format
DVD

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