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The Wiz [videorecording] / Universal ; a Motown production ; screenplay by Joel Schumacher ; produced by Rob Cohen ; directed by Sidney Lumet.

Lumet, Sidney, 1924-2011 (Added Author). Ross, Diana, 1944- (Added Author). Jackson, Michael, 1958-2009 (Added Author). Russell, Nipsey, 1924-2005 (Added Author). Pryor, Richard, 1940-2005 (Added Author). Horne, Lena. (Added Author). Ross, Ted (Theodore) (Added Author). Smalls, Charlie. (Added Author). Brown, William F. (William Ferdinand), 1928- Wiz. (Added Author). Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 Wizard of Oz. (Added Author). Universal Pictures (Firm) (Added Author). Motown Record Corporation. (Added Author). Universal Studios Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown Public Library - Brownstown JDVD WIZ (Text) 79361000070878 Juvenile Fiction DVDs Available -
Greensburg-Decatur County Public Library - Greensburg DVD WIZ (Text) 32826012091781 DVD Available -
Hussey-Mayfield Memorial Branch DVD j FIC WIZ (Text) 33946002984446 Audio Visual - 1st Floor Available -
Jay County Public Library - Portland DVDa WIZ (Text) 76383000429114 Movies Available -
North Webster Community Public Library - North Webster DVD WIZ Family (Text) 72436000089596 DVDs Available -
Seymour Main Library DVD FIC WIZ (Text) 37500003178155 Movies Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (135 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Studios, [2009]

Content descriptions

General Note: 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 ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Songs, Charles Smalls ; music, Quincy Jones ; choreography, Louis Johnson ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; production designer & costumes, Tony Walton ; editor, Dede Allen.
Participant or Performer Note: 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).
Summary, etc.: 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.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note: DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer, digitally remastered, widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital.
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).
Subject: Gale, Dorothy (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Oz (Imaginary place) > Drama.
Kindergarten teachers > New York (State) > New York > Drama.
Blizzards > New York (State) > New York > Drama
Baum, L. Frank (Lyman Frank), 1856-1919 > Film adaptations.
Genre: Musical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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