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

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

Label
The Wiz
Title
The Wiz
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; a Motown production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Rob Cohen ; directed by Sidney Lumet
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
A discontented kindergarten teacher living in Harlem is lost in a blizzard and comes upon the wonderland of Oz. There she meets new friends, tries to find her way home, and finds that her life is not so bad after all
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
LGG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Wiz (Motion picture)
Credits note
Songs, Charles Smalls ; music, Quincy Jones ; choreography, Louis Johnson ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; executive producer, Ken Harper ; editor, Dede Allen
Intended audience
MPAA rating: G
Language note
  • English language soundtrack (Dolby digital 5.1 surround, DTS 5.1) or French language soundtrack (Dolby digital 2.0) with optional subtitles in English and French
  • Subtitled in English for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W59 2009
PerformerNote
Diana Ross (Dorothy) ; Michael Jackson (Scarecrow) ; Nipsy Russell (Tin Man) ; Richard Pryor (Great Wizard) ; Lena Horne (Glinda the Good) ; Ted Ross (Cowardly Lion) ; Mabel King (Evillene) ; Theresa Merritt (Aunt Em) ; Thelma Carpenter (Miss One)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1944-
  • 1958-2009
  • 1924-2005
  • 1940-2005
  • 1928-
  • 1856-1919
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Ross, Diana
  • Jackson, Michael
  • Russell, Nipsey
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Horne, Lena
  • Ross, Ted
  • Smalls, Charlie
  • Brown, William F.
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Universal Pictures (Firm)
  • Motown Record Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
135
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Gale, Dorothy
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Baum, L. Frank
  • Gale, Dorothy
  • Oz (Imaginary place)
  • Oz (Imaginary place)
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Wiz, Universal ; a Motown production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Rob Cohen ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the play by William F. Brown
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features include: documentary, Wiz on down the road ; scene selections ; production notes ; cast & filmmakers' biographies ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015885
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61108545
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)429187866
  • 956929
  • (OCoLC)ocn429187866
  • 956929
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer, digitally remastered, widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Wiz, Universal ; a Motown production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Rob Cohen ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, and subtitles may vary
  • Based on the play by William F. Brown
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1978
  • Special features include: documentary, Wiz on down the road ; scene selections ; production notes ; cast & filmmakers' biographies ; theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015885
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61108545
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)429187866
  • 956929
  • (OCoLC)ocn429187866
  • 956929
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer, digitally remastered, widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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