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The Resource Roots, History ; A+E Studios ; Marc Toberoff Productions ; Wolper Organization ; directors, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock, Alissa M. Kantrow, George Parra, (videorecording)

Roots, History ; A+E Studios ; Marc Toberoff Productions ; Wolper Organization ; directors, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock, Alissa M. Kantrow, George Parra, (videorecording)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
History ; A+E Studios ; Marc Toberoff Productions ; Wolper Organization ; directors, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock, Alissa M. Kantrow, George Parra
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil war. Based on Alex Haley2s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Alex Heffes, Philip Miller ; other credits vary by episode
Intended audience
"Contains intense language of the time period and violence. Viewer discretions is advised."--opening frame
Language note
In English with English and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, James Breaux, Newton James Hippolyte Jr., Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Chris Obi, Babatunde Olusanmokun, James Purefoy, Kedar Williams-Stirling
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1977-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan
  • Haley, Alex
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
  • Wolper Organization
  • A+E Studios
  • History Channel (Television network)
  • Lions Gate Home Entertainment
Runtime
383
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  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Abolitionists
  • African American families
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, History ; A+E Studios ; Marc Toberoff Productions ; Wolper Organization ; directors, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock, Alissa M. Kantrow, George Parra, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • Feature: trailers; episode selection; Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1, nights 1-2 -- disc 2 nights 3-4 -- disc 3. Roots: a history revealed
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 min.)
Lccn
00646904
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49983
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, History ; A+E Studios ; Marc Toberoff Productions ; Wolper Organization ; directors, Bruce Beresford, Thomas Carter, Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock, Alissa M. Kantrow, George Parra, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • Feature: trailers; episode selection; Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1, nights 1-2 -- disc 2 nights 3-4 -- disc 3. Roots: a history revealed
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 min.)
Lccn
00646904
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49983
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 Dolby digital
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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