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The Resource Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films ; Ostar Productions ; in association with Upload Films/AMPM Enterprises ; a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; written by Susan Batten ; produced by Michael Miler, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson, (videorecording)

Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films ; Ostar Productions ; in association with Upload Films/AMPM Enterprises ; a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; written by Susan Batten ; produced by Michael Miler, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson, (videorecording)

Label
Showing roots
Title
Showing roots
Statement of responsibility
Michael Mailer Films ; Ostar Productions ; in association with Upload Films/AMPM Enterprises ; a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; written by Susan Batten ; produced by Michael Miler, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson
Contributor
Actor
Film director
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In 1977, as the miniseries "Roots" hits the airwaves, two women are inspired to try and integrate their small Southern town. In a place where there are still "right" and "wrong" sides of the tracks, these two young women - one white, one black - forge an unlikely friendship that sparks a journey of independence and self-discovery, and ultimately results in the creation of the perfect hairdo
Cataloging source
KAA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, JOhn Gromada ; editor, Andrew Drazek ; production designer, Nate Jones ; director of photography, Yaron Levy
Language note
Closed-captioned (SDH: subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing)
PerformerNote
Maggie Grace, Uzo Aduba, Elizabeth McGovern, Adam Brody, and Cicely Tyson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1964-
  • 1983-
  • 1961-
  • 1980-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wilson, Michael
  • Grace, Maggie
  • Aduba, Uzo
  • McGovern, Elizabeth
  • Brody, Adam
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Lions Gate Films (Santa Monica, Calif.)
  • Michael Mailer Films
  • Ostar Productions (Firm)
  • Upload Films
  • AMPM Enterprises (Firm)
Runtime
100
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Beauty operators
  • African Americans
  • Interracial friendship
  • Race relations
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
Technique
live action
Label
Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films ; Ostar Productions ; in association with Upload Films/AMPM Enterprises ; a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; written by Susan Batten ; produced by Michael Miler, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Features: trailers; scene selection; behind the scenes
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
Control code
ocn990346925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Lccn
00683428
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398265313
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
52379
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1)
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Showing roots, Michael Mailer Films ; Ostar Productions ; in association with Upload Films/AMPM Enterprises ; a Michael Mailer/Jeffrey Hayes production ; written by Susan Batten ; produced by Michael Miler, Susan Batten, Nick Thurlow ; directed by Michael Wilson, (videorecording)
Publication
Copyright
Note
Features: trailers; scene selection; behind the scenes
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
Control code
ocn990346925
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 100 min.)
Lccn
00683428
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398265313
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
52379
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1; widescreen (1.78:1)
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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