The Wiz

Book Cover
Average Rating


Loading Description...

Also in this Series

Checking series information...


LocationCall NumberStatus
Looby - Adult MovieDVD 791.43 W835On Shelf

More Like This

Loading more titles like this title...

More Details

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


General Note
Based on the play by William F. Brown.
General Note
Originally released as a motion picture in 1978.
General Note
Special features include: documentary, Wiz on down the road ; scene selections ; production notes ; cast & filmmakers' biographies ; theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits
Songs, Charles Smalls ; music, Quincy Jones ; choreography, Louis Johnson ; director of photography, Oswald Morris ; executive producer, Ken Harper ; editor, Dede Allen.
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)
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
MPAA rating: G.
System Details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, dual layer, digitally remastered, widescreen (aspect ratio 1.85:1); Dolby Digital.
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)


APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Cohen, R., Lumet, S., Schumacher, J., Ross, D., Jackson, M., Russell, N., Pryor, R., Horne, L., Ross, T., King, M., Merritt, T., Carpenter, T. (., Smalls, C., Jones, Q., Johnson, L., Morris, O., Allen, D., Brown, W. F. 1., & Baum, L. F. 1. (2009). The Wiz . Universal Studios.

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

Rob Cohen et al.. 2009. The Wiz. Universal Studios.

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

Rob Cohen et al.. The Wiz Universal Studios, 2009.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Cohen, Rob, et al. The Wiz Universal Studios, 2009.

Note! Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy. Citation formats are based on standards as of August 2021.

Staff View

Loading Staff View.