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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
  • 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
TEFMT
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; optional French subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1995.9.M86
LC item number
W59 2008
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
  • 1940-2005
  • 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.
  • Smalls, Charlie
  • Harper, Ken
  • 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
  • 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 sound disc (35 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
185036886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195002844
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61100348
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)185036886
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo., dual-layer format, 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
  • 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 sound disc (35 min. : digital ; 4 3/4 in.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
185036886
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025195002844
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
61100348
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)185036886
System details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (1.85:1) presentation; stereo., dual-layer format, NTSC
Terms governing use
This disc is copy protected
Video recording format
DVD

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