The Wiz
(DVD) 

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Published
Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2009].
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. 
Rating
MPAA rating: G.
Status
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Format
DVD
Language
English
UPC
025192015885

Notes

General Note
Title from container.
General Note
Based on the book by William F. Brown ; music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls ; produced on the New York stage by Ken Harper.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
General Note
Special features: Wiz on down the road featurette; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
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.
Participants/Performers
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).
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: G.
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 and Reproduction
This disc is copy protected.
Language
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.

Citations

APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Merritt, T., Smalls, C., Harper, K., Brown, W. F., Pryor, R., Horne, L., Carpenter, T. (., Lumet, S., King, M., Ross, T., Russell, N., Jackson, M., Ross, D., Schumacher, J., & Cohen, R. (2009). The Wiz . Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Theresa. Merritt et al.. 2009. The Wiz. Universal City, CA: Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Theresa. Merritt et al.. The Wiz Universal City, CA: Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Merritt, Theresa., et al. The Wiz Universal Studios Home Entertainment, 2009.

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