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

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

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
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • 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
Cataloging source
JVJ
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
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
LC call number
PN1997.W589
LC item number
W589 2008
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
  • 1949-
  • 1939-
  • 1924-2011
  • 1944-
  • 1958-2009
  • 1924-2005
  • 1932-1999
  • 1940-2005
  • 1928-2019-
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, (DVD)
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
  • Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015885
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61108545
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn310357094
  • (OCoLC)310357094
  • 1848561
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, (DVD)
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
  • Special features: "Wiz on down the road" featurette; theatrical trailer
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
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192015885
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
61108545
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn310357094
  • (OCoLC)310357094
  • 1848561
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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