Louis Johnson and The Wiz
Glory van Scott—member of American Ballet Theatre, the Agnes de Mille Company, the Katherine Dunham Company, and the Talley Beatty Company—performed a bit part in the 1978 film The Wiz, credited as the “Rolls Royce Lady.” Due to her dance experience, it is likely she worked with Louis Johnson during filming. Johnson and Scott additionally performed together in House of Flowers and Kwamina.
More about The Wiz
The 1978 film The Wiz featured an all-star cast including Michael Jackson, Diana Ross, Richard Pryor, and Lena Horne. The movie was based on the Broadway production, which premiered in 1975 and was in turn based on L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The film was directed by Sidney Lumet with a screenplay by Joel Schumacher and premiered in 1978.