VCR Of The Day: Michael Jackson, “You Can’t Win” In The Wiz

A great scene from The Wiz starring the late Michael Jackson. After watching this as a child I was immediately fascinated with production and theater. Check the clip below the brief summary.

Directed by Sidney Lumet (Serpico) and penned by Joel Schumacher (Batman and Robin), this lavish 1978 adaptation of the Broadway hit The Wiz was the biggest production filmed in New York City up to that point, utilizing the newly revamped Astoria Studios and locations around the city. Diana Ross, Michael Jackson, Nipsey Russell, and Ted Ross (reprising his Tony-winning role as the Lion) star in this Academy Award-nominated musical for the whole family. [Amazon]

Watch the full movie here.

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