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The Resource Roots, [part 2], 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 2], 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 2]
Title
Roots
Title part
[part 2]
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
  • 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
PerformerNote
John Amos, Chuck Connors, Sandy Duncan, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Lillian Randolph, Robert Reed, John Schuck, Madge Sinclair, Leslie Uggams, Roxie Roker, Elma Jackson, Macdonald Carey, Scatman Crothers, George Hamilton, Carolyn Jones, Ian McShane, Richard Roundtree, Ben Vereen, Olivia Cole
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-
  • 1935-2021
  • 1921-2003
  • 1939-
  • 1942-2018
  • 1921-1992
  • 1946-
  • 1939-
  • 1953-
  • 1930-1983
  • 1942-
  • 1932-1992
  • 1942-
  • 1940-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wolper, David L.
  • Margulies, Stan
  • Chomsky, Marvin J.
  • Erman, John
  • Greene, David
  • Moses, Gilbert
  • Amos, John
  • Carey, Macdonald
  • Cole, Olivia
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Crothers, Scat Man
  • Duncan, Sandy
  • Hamilton, George
  • Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence
  • Jones, Carolyn
  • McShane, Ian
  • Reed, Robert
  • Roundtree, Richard
  • Schuck, John
  • Sinclair, Madge
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Vereen, Ben
  • Haley, Alex
  • Warner Bros. Television
  • Wolper Productions
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
296
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 2], 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: 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; 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
Control code
ocn754823522
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (296 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 2], 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: 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; 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
Control code
ocn754823522
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (296 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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