The Wiz (1978)(1978)
"2 hrs. 13 min. 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."
Cast and Credits
Starring: Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, Richard Pryor, Stanley Greene, Clyde Barrett, Roderick Specer Sibert, Kashka Banjoko, Ronald Stevens, Tony Brealond, Joe Lynn, Clinton Jackson, Charles Rodriguez, Carlton Johnson, Ted Williams, Mabel Robinson, Damon Pearce, Donna Patrice Ingram, Harry Madsen, Gloria Van Scott, Vicki Baltimore, Carlos Cleveland, Mariann Aalda, Aaron Boddie, Gay Faulkner, Ted Butler, T. B. Skinner, Jamie Perry, Daphne McWilliams, Douglas Berring, James Shaw, Johnny Brown, Gyle Waddy, Dorothy Fox, Frances Salisbury, Beatrice Dunmore, Traci Core, Donald King, Claude Brooks, Billie Allen, Willie C. Carpenter, Denice Dejon, Kevin Stockton, Alvin Alexis, Diana Ross, Theresa Merritt, Roberta Flack, Cissy Houston, Gwen Guthrie, Luther Vandross
Directed by: Sidney Lumet, Rob Cohen
Originally posted to YouTube by cifilmman, this is the theatrical trailer for the movie.