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The Wiz

Release Date:October 24, 1978
Running time:133 minutes
Cast:Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King
Director:Sidney Lumet
Producer:Rob Cohen
Writer:L. Frank Baum, Joel Schumacher
Distributor:Universal Pictures

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

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