The Wiz

Sidney Lumet (director)
L. Frank Baum (novel)
William F. Brown (musical)
Joel Schumacher (screenwriter)
Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, Richard Pryor (starring)

Universal City: Universal Pictures, 1978. Vintage reference photograph from the 1978 film, showing actor Ted Ross in costume as the Cowardly Lion, sitting on set between takes, while director Sidney Lumet and crew members work in the background. Holograph pencil and ink annotations on the verso.

Loosely based on the 1974 musical with book by William F. Brown, and music and lyrics by Charlie Smalls. A contemporary African American reimagining of the 1900 L. Frank Baum children's novel "The Wonderful Wizard of Oz," as well as Victor Fleming's 1939 classic adaptation starring Judy Garland.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good plus, with light wear at the corners and an annotation in holograph pencil on the top margin of the recto.

[Book #156688]