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The Wiz

This disappointing adaptation of "The Wiz" has none of the sparkle that made the all-black musical revamping of THE WIZARD OF OZ such a success on Broadway. Diana Ross is Dorothy, a Harlem schoolteacher, at her aunt's home for Thanksgiving. She walks out i… (more)

Released: 1978

Rating: G

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  • Released: 1978
  • Rating: G
  • Review: This disappointing adaptation of "The Wiz" has none of the sparkle that made the all-black musical revamping of THE WIZARD OF OZ such a success on Broadway. Diana Ross is Dorothy, a Harlem schoolteacher, at her aunt's home for Thanksgiving. She walks out i… (more)

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