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The Resource Roots, Wolper Productions ; produced by Stan Margulies ; directed by David Greene ... [et al.] ; written by M. Charles Cohen ... [et al.], (videorecording DVD)

Roots, Wolper Productions ; produced by Stan Margulies ; directed by David Greene ... [et al.] ; written by M. Charles Cohen ... [et al.], (videorecording DVD)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
Wolper Productions ; produced by Stan Margulies ; directed by David Greene ... [et al.] ; written by M. Charles Cohen ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engspa
  • engfrespa
  • eng
Summary
This eight part series chronicles Alex Haley's search as a black man for his family heritage from American slavery back to a village in West Africa
Related
Member of
Cataloging source
VP@
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Roots (Television program : 1977)
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
Canadian Home Video rating PG and DP
LC call number
PN1992.77.R667
LC item number
R667 2002
PerformerNote
Ed Asner, Lloyd Bridges, LeVar Burton, Lorne Greene, John Amos, Louis Gossett, Jr., Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Georg Stanford Brown
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1921-2003
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Greene, David
  • Asner, Edward
  • Bridges, Lloyd
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Haley, Alex
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Wolper Productions
Runtime
573
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley family
  • Kinte family
  • African Americans
  • Television series
  • Historical television programs
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, Wolper Productions ; produced by Stan Margulies ; directed by David Greene ... [et al.] ; written by M. Charles Cohen ... [et al.], (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the 1976 book by Alex Haley
  • DVD version of the motion picture originally broadcast on television in 1977
  • DVD special features include: feature-length audio commentary with video inserts behind-the-scenes documentary, Remembering Roots, interactive menus, and scene access
  • DVD-ROM special features include: interactive Roots family tree and web site links
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
000262955
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780790763958
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393745622
Other physical details
sd. (stereo.), col.
Publisher number
37456
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000262955
  • (OCoLC)50278594
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Roots, Wolper Productions ; produced by Stan Margulies ; directed by David Greene ... [et al.] ; written by M. Charles Cohen ... [et al.], (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the 1976 book by Alex Haley
  • DVD version of the motion picture originally broadcast on television in 1977
  • DVD special features include: feature-length audio commentary with video inserts behind-the-scenes documentary, Remembering Roots, interactive menus, and scene access
  • DVD-ROM special features include: interactive Roots family tree and web site links
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
000262955
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780790763958
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393745622
Other physical details
sd. (stereo.), col.
Publisher number
37456
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 000262955
  • (OCoLC)50278594
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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