‘The Wiz’ Starring Michael Jackson As The Scarecrow Released This Day In 1978
October 24, 2023
Michael Jackson as The Scarecrow in The Wiz

A publicity shot of Michael performing as The Scarecrow for his feature film debut in The Wiz which was released on this date in 1978. The film was based on the musical of the same name, a breakthrough for Broadway, a large-scale big-budget musical featuring an all-Black cast.