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The Resource Roots, [Warner Bros. Television presents] ; a David L. Wolper production ; producer, Stan Margulies ; developed for television by William Blinn ; written for telelvision by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)

Roots, [Warner Bros. Television presents] ; a David L. Wolper production ; producer, Stan Margulies ; developed for television by William Blinn ; written for telelvision by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
[Warner Bros. Television presents] ; a David L. Wolper production ; producer, Stan Margulies ; developed for television by William Blinn ; written for telelvision by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
  • PART 2.-
Cataloging source
VQT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Roots (Television program : 1977)
Credits note
Music by Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones ; other credits vary by episode
Language note
In English and Spanish with English, French, and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
John Amos, Maya Angelou, Edward Asner, Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, LeVar Burton, Macdonald Carey, Olivia Cole, Gary Collins, Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Brad Davis, Sandy Duncan, Lynda Day George, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene, Moses Gunn, George Hamilton, Hilly Hicks, Burl Ives, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Carolyn Jones, Doug McClure, Ian McShane, Lynne Moody, Vic Morrow, Thalmus Rasulala, Robert Reed, Harry Rhodes, Richard Roundtree, Raymond St. Jacques, John Schuck, Paul Shenar, O.J. Simpson, Madge Sinclair, Beverly Todd, Cicely Tyson, Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen, Ralph Waite, William Watson, Ren Woods
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-
  • 1935-
  • 1921-2003
  • 1939-
  • 1942-
  • 1938-2012
  • 1921-1992
  • 1949-1991
  • 1946-
  • 1936-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1939-
  • 1950-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1953-
  • 1930-1983
  • 1935-1995
  • 1942-
  • 1950-
  • 1931-1982
  • 1939-1991
  • 1932-1992
  • 1942-
  • 1930-1990
  • 1940-
  • 1947-
  • 1946-
  • 1928-2014
  • 1938-1997
  • 1958-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wolper, David L.
  • Margulies, Stan
  • Chomsky, Marvin J.
  • Erman, John
  • Greene, David
  • Moses, Gilbert
  • Amos, John
  • Angelou, Maya
  • Asner, Edward
  • Bridges, Lloyd
  • Brown, Georg Stanford
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Carey, Macdonald
  • Cole, Olivia
  • Collins, Gary
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Crothers, Scat Man
  • Cumbuka, Ji-Tu
  • Davis, Brad
  • Duncan, Sandy
  • George, Lynda Day
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Greene, Lorne
  • Gunn, Moses
  • Hamilton, George
  • Hicks, Hilly
  • Ives, Burl
  • Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence
  • Jones, Carolyn
  • McClure, Doug
  • McShane, Ian
  • Moody, Lynne
  • Morrow, Vic
  • Rasulala, Thalmus
  • Reed, Robert
  • Rhodes, Hari
  • Roundtree, Richard
  • St. Jacques, Raymond
  • Schuck, John
  • Shenar, Paul
  • Simpson, O. J.
  • Sinclair, Madge
  • Todd, Beverly
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Vereen, Ben
  • Waite, Ralph
  • Watson, William
  • Woods, Renn
  • Haley, Alex
  • Warner Bros. Television
  • Wolper Productions
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
573
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley family
  • Jackson family
  • Kinte family
  • Moore family
  • African Americans
  • Slaves
  • Slaveholders
  • African American families
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley family
  • Jackson family
  • Kinte family
  • Moore family
  • American Revolution (1775-1783)
  • Southern States
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, [Warner Bros. Television presents] ; a David L. Wolper production ; producer, Stan Margulies ; developed for television by William Blinn ; written for telelvision by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
  • Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Based on the book by Alex Haley
  • Features: 2007 documentary Crossing over: How Roots captivated an entire nation; 2002 documentary Remembering Roots; Roots: one year later hosted by Louis Gossett Jr.; cast/crew commentaries with video option; scene selection; audio commentaries;
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 3
  • written for television by James Lee and William Blinn; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky
  • disc 4.
  • Episode 4
  • written for television by James Lee (1st hour), M. Charles Cohen (2nd hour) ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky --
  • PART 1.
  • disc 1.
  • Episode 1
  • written for television by William Blinn and Ernest Kinoy; directed by David Greene
  • disc 2.
  • Episode 2
  • written for television by Ernest Kinoy and William Blinn; directed by David Greene (1st hour), John Erman (2nd hour)
  • disc 3.
Control code
ocn754823522
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
7 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780780667167
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929161867
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000033902
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; standard version presentation; region 1; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, [Warner Bros. Television presents] ; a David L. Wolper production ; producer, Stan Margulies ; developed for television by William Blinn ; written for telelvision by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
  • Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Based on the book by Alex Haley
  • Features: 2007 documentary Crossing over: How Roots captivated an entire nation; 2002 documentary Remembering Roots; Roots: one year later hosted by Louis Gossett Jr.; cast/crew commentaries with video option; scene selection; audio commentaries;
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Episode 3
  • written for television by James Lee and William Blinn; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky
  • disc 4.
  • Episode 4
  • written for television by James Lee (1st hour), M. Charles Cohen (2nd hour) ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky --
  • PART 1.
  • disc 1.
  • Episode 1
  • written for television by William Blinn and Ernest Kinoy; directed by David Greene
  • disc 2.
  • Episode 2
  • written for television by Ernest Kinoy and William Blinn; directed by David Greene (1st hour), John Erman (2nd hour)
  • disc 3.
Control code
ocn754823522
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
7 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780780667167
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929161867
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
3000033902
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; standard version presentation; region 1; Dolby Digital mono
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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