Manufacturer: Warner Archive Collection
Brand: Warner Bros.
Gene Kelly paired up with animation powerhouses (and familiar friends) William Hanna and Joe Barbera to produce this magical, musical blend of live action and animation that's Chock-full of showstoppers courtesy of composers James Van Heusen and Sammy Cahn. Gene is on hand to lend his voice and dance to the proceedings as Jeremy, the magical bean seller. Bobby Riha debuts as young Jack, while Ted Cassidy lends his voice to the Giant. With help from costume design courtesy of Alex Toth, production design by Theobold Holsapple and Hal Mohr handling the camera for the live-action sequences the viewersâ€™ disbelief is charmingly suspended with delight. And Geneâ€™s song and dance numbers donâ€™t hurt!When sold by Amazon.com, this product will be manufactured on demand using DVD-R recordable media. Amazon.com's standard return policy will apply.
Manufacturer: Universal Studios Home Entertainment
Brand: UNI DIST CORP. (MCA)
Starring world-class performers and recording artists including Queen Latifah, Mary J. Blige, David Alan Grier, and Ne-Yo, this is NBC's musical television production of The Wiz Live! Staying true to the groundbreaking Broadway show that put a vivid urban spin on the land of Oz, get ready for a fresh, eye-popping new trip down the yellow brick road. Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, the original hit Broadway show became a cultural touchstone that also spawned the classic film starring Diana Ross and Michael Jackson. Here, a Tony-winning creative team has brought together the imaginative acrobats of Cirque du Soleil and a cast of extraordinary singers and dancers to create an exciting new version of The Wiz unlike anything seen before.
Join the rollicking gang at Rydell High with GREASE LIVE, a one-night musical television adaptation of the popular crossover musical 'Grease' performed LIVE before a studio audience! Featuring a talented young ensemble cast, GREASE LIVE will reintroduce and reimagine the unforgettable moments, great music, and timeless love story to an entirely new generation.