Directed By: Sidney Lumet Starring: Michael Jackson Diana Ross

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This soulful musical adaptation of the wizard of oz stars ross as a new york city schoolteacher whisked off to a fantasy version of the big apple. Features dazzling visuals and a hot score.


Studio Universal
SKU 210189879
UPC 025192015885
UPC 14 00025192015885
Format DVD
Release Date 2/3/2009
Rating Rating
Family (General)
Kids Adventure
Theatrical Release
Witches And Wizards
Editors Note
Note In this Sidney Lumet-directed Motown rendition of THE WIZARD OF OZ, Diana Ross plays a soulful Dorothy, accompanied by a cast peppered with R&B stars such as Roberta Flack and Luther Vandross.
Variety "...Director Sidney Lumet has created what amounts to a love letter to the city of New York, which he equates with Oz..." 10/04/1978
New York Times "...Real, old-fashioned production numbers....Children and Diana Ross fans will probably think every penny was well spent." 10/26/1978
Sidney Lumet
Michael Jackson
Diana Ross
Cast & Crew
Michael Jackson - Star
Lena Horne - Star
Roberta Flack - Star
Nipsey Russell - Star
Cissy Houston - Star
Theresa Merritt - Star
Diana Ross - Star
Gwen Guthrie - Star
Ted Ross - Star
Richard Pryor - Star
Mabel King - Star
Luther Vandross - Star
Joel Schumacher - Screenwriter
Nick Ashford - Composer
Quincy Jones - Composer
Luther Vandross - Composer
Dede Allen - Editor
Oswald Morris - Director of Photography
Louis Johnson - Choreographer
L. Frank Baum - Story
Charlie Smalls - Composer
Tony Walton - Costume Designer
Valerie Simpson - Composer
Philip Rosenberg - Production Designer
Sidney Lumet - Director
Rob Cohen - Director
Technical Info
Original Release Date 1978
Catalog ID 61108545
UPC 00025192015885
Number of Discs 1
Running Time 135 minutes
Color Color
DVD, English, French, Dolby, Dolby Digital (5.1)
Product Attributes
Video Format DVD
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