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The Resource Roots, [part 1], Warner Bros. Television ; 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, [part 1], Warner Bros. Television ; 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, [part 1]
Title
Roots
Title part
[part 1]
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Television ; 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
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
PerformerNote
Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Moses Gunn, Hari Rhodes, Thalmus Rasulala, William Watson, Renn Woods, LeVar Burton, Ernest Thomas, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene, Robert Reed, Lynda Day George, Vic Morrow, Paul Shenar, John Amos, Madge Sinclair, Gary Collins, Tanya Boyd, Thayer David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-
  • 1935-2021
  • 1921-2003
  • 1939-
  • 1938-2012
  • 1936-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1931-1982
  • 1939-1991
  • 1932-1992
  • 1947-
  • 1928-2014
  • 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
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Collins, Gary
  • Cumbuka, Ji-Tu
  • George, Lynda Day
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Greene, Lorne
  • Gunn, Moses
  • Morrow, Vic
  • Rasulala, Thalmus
  • Reed, Robert
  • Rhodes, Hari
  • Shenar, Paul
  • Simpson, O. J.
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Waite, Ralph
  • Woods, Renn
  • Haley, Alex
  • Warner Bros. Television
  • Wolper Productions
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
295
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
  • Southern States
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, [part 1], Warner Bros. Television ; 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
  • Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Based on the book by Alex Haley
  • Features: cast/crew commentaries with video option; 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, discs 1-4.
  • 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
4 videodiscs (295 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, [part 1], Warner Bros. Television ; 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
  • Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Based on the book by Alex Haley
  • Features: cast/crew commentaries with video option; 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, discs 1-4.
  • 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
4 videodiscs (295 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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