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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
  • engfre
  • 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
Cataloging source
LVL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Songs, Charles Smalls ; music, Quincy Jones ; choreography, Louis Johnson ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; executive producer, Ken Harper ; editor, Dede Allen
Dewey number
791.4
Language note
English language soundtrack (4.0 surround) with optional subtitles in English and French ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1997
LC item number
.W59 1999x
PerformerNote
Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsy Russell, Richard Pryor, Lena Horne, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2011
  • 1944-
  • 1958-2009
  • 1920-
  • 1927-2017
  • 1928-2019
  • 1856-1919
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Lumet, Sidney
  • Ross, Diana
  • Jackson, Michael
  • Russell, Nipsy
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Horne, Lena
  • Ross, Ted
  • Small, Charles
  • 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
  • Oz (Imaginary place)
  • Baum, L. Frank
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
  • Widescreen version (aspect ratio: 1.85:1)
  • 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 ; web links
  • MPAA rating: G
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48822541
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9780783233499
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192053429
  • 025192015885
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 20534
  • 61108545
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o48822541
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Wiz, Universal ; a Motown production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Rob Cohen ; directed by Sidney Lumet, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen version (aspect ratio: 1.85:1)
  • 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 ; web links
  • MPAA rating: G
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm48822541
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
1 videodisc (135 min.)
Isbn
9780783233499
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 025192053429
  • 025192015885
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 20534
  • 61108545
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) o48822541
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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