The Wiz | 1978

Adventure, Fantasy
Urban re-telling of "The Wizard of Oz."

Cast

... Dorothy

Actor

... Scarecrow

Actor

... Tin Woodsman

Actor

... Lion

Actor

... Evillene

Actor

... Aunt Em

Actor

... Miss One

Actor

... Glinda the Good

Actor

... The Wiz

Actor

... Uncle Henry

Actor

... Subway Peddler

Actor

... Crow

Actor

Writers

Screenplay

Play as Source Material

Company

Motown Productions

Production Company

Synopsis

One night during a New York City snowstorm, a young African-American kindergarten teacher leaves a large family dinner to chase after her dog. To Dorothy's dismay, she gets swept up by a cyclone and transplanted to the urban version of the land of Oz.

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