the wiz

the wiz

The Wiz (He's the Wizard) Remix

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Video Remix of "He's the Wizard" by Thelma Carpenter from Sidney Lumet's "The Wiz". An urbanized retelling of L. Frank Baum's The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The Wiz is a 1978 American musical adventure film produced in collaboration between Motown Productions and Universal Pictures. The Wiz stars Diana Ross, Michael Jackson (in his first film), Nipsey Russell, Ted Ross, Mabel King, Theresa Merritt, Thelma Carpenter, Lena Horne, and Richard Pryor. The film's story was reworked from William F. Brown's Broadway libretto by Joel Schumacher, and Quincy Jones supervised the adaptation of Charlie Smalls and Luther Vandross's songs for film. The film received four Academy Award nominations for Best Art Direction, Best Costume Design, Best Original Music Score and Best Cinematography.