Roots
Title
Roots

Uniform Title
Roots (Television program : 1977)

ISBN
9780780667167

Edition
30th anniversary ed.; standard version.

Publication Information
Burbank, CA : Warner Brothers Entertainment, c2011.

Physical Description
7 videodiscs (573 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley.
 
Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977.
 
Special features : cast and crew commentaries with video option; documentaries.
 
"Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.

Contents
disc 1. Episode 1 -- disc 2. Episode 2 -- disc 3. Episode 3 -- disc 4. Episode 4 -- disc 5. Episode 5 -- disc 6. 2002 documentary Remembering Roots -- disc 7. 2007 documentary Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation.

Personal Subject
Haley, Alex-Family-Drama.
 
Haley family-Drama.
 
Kinte family-Drama.

Subject Term
African Americans -- Drama.
 
Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Drama.
 
African American families -- Drama.
 
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
 
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 -- Drama.

Geographic Term
Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Drama.
 
Southern States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.
 
Confederate States of America -- History -- Drama.
 
United States -- History -- Drama.

Genre
Historical television programs.
 
Biographical television programs
 
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Added Author
Blinn, William.
 
Wolper, David L.
 
Margulies, Stan.
 
Cohen, M. Charles.
 
Kinoy, Ernest.
 
Lee, James, 1923-2002.
 
Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929-
 
Erman, John, 1935-
 
Greene, David, 1921-2003.
 
Moses, Gilbert.
 
Amos, John, 1939-
 
Angelou, Maya.
 
Asner, Edward.
 
Bridges, Lloyd.
 
Brown, Georg Stanford.
 
Burton, LeVar.
 
Carey, Macdonald.
 
Connors, Chuck, 1921-1992.
 
Crothers, Scat Man.
 
Davis, Brad, 1949-1991.
 
Duncan, Sandy, 1946-
 
George, Lynda Day.
 
Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936-
 
Greene, Lorne.
 
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993.
 
Hamilton, George, 1939-
 
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995.
 
Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983.
 
McClure, Doug, 1935-1995.
 
McShane, Ian, 1942-
 
Morrow, Vic, 1931-1982.
 
Reed, Robert, 1932-1992.
 
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
 
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
 
Todd, Beverly, 1946-
 
Tyson, Cicely.
 
Uggams, Leslie.
 
Vereen, Ben.
 
Waite, Ralph, 1928-2014
 
Larner, Stevan.
 
Fried, Gerald.
 
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
 
Haley, Alex Roots.

Added Title
Remembering Roots.
 
Roots : one year later.
 
Crossing over : how Roots captivated an entire nation.

Summary
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era.

System Details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.

Language Note
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.


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Hardwood Creek Library (Forest Lake)DVDDVD 929.20973 ROO 7 DISCS12Nonfiction DVDs
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