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Roots. Discs 1-4  Cover Image DVD DVD

Roots. Discs 1-4

Blinn, William. (Added Author). Wolper, David L. (Added Author). Margulies, Stan. (Added Author). Cogen, Charles, 1903- (Added Author). Kinoy, Ernest. (Added Author). Lee, James, 1923-2002 (Added Author). Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929- (Added Author). Erman, John, 1935-2021 (Added Author). Greene, David, 1921-2003 (Added Author). Moses, Gilbert. (Added Author). Amos, John, 1939- (Added Author). Angelou, Maya. (Added Author). Asner, Edward. (Added Author). Bridges, Lloyd. (Added Author). Brown, Georg Stanford. (Added Author). Burton, LeVar. (Added Author). Carey, Macdonald. (Added Author). Cole, Olivia, 1942-2018 (Added Author). Collins, Gary, 1938-2012 (Added Author). Connors, Chuck, 1921-1992 (Added Author). Crothers, Scat Man. (Added Author). Cumbuka, Ji-Tu. (Added Author). Davis, Brad, 1949-1991 (Added Author). Duncan, Sandy, 1946- (Added Author). George, Lynda Day. (Added Author). Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936- (Added Author). Greene, Lorne. (Added Author). Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993 (Added Author). Hamilton, George, 1939- (Added Author). Hicks, Hilly, 1950- (Added Author). Ives, Burl, 1909-1995 (Added Author). Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence, 1953- (Added Author). Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983 (Added Author). McClure, Doug, 1935-1995 (Added Author). McShane, Ian, 1942- (Added Author). Moody, Lynne, 1950- (Added Author). Morrow, Vic, 1931-1982 (Added Author). Rasulala, Thalmus, 1939-1991 (Added Author). Reed, Robert, 1932-1992 (Added Author). Rhodes, Hari. (Added Author). Roundtree, Richard, 1942-2023 (Added Author). St. Jacques, Raymond, 1930-1990 (Added Author). Schuck, John, 1940- (Added Author). Shenar, Paul. (Added Author). Simpson, O. J., 1947- (Added Author). Sinclair, Madge. (Added Author). Todd, Beverly, 1946- (Added Author). Tyson, Cicely. (Added Author). Uggams, Leslie. (Added Author). Vereen, Ben. (Added Author). Waite, Ralph, 1928-2014 (Added Author). Watson, William, 1938-1997 (Added Author). Woods, Renn, 1958- (Added Author). Larner, Stevan. (Added Author). Wilcots, Joseph M., 1939- (Added Author). Heckert, James T. (Added Author). Kirby, Peter (Peter William) (Added Author). Travis, Neil. (Added Author). Fried, Gerald. (Added Author). Jones, Quincy, 1933- (Added Author). Haley, Alex Roots. (Added Author). 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. (Cast).

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.

Item details

  • ISBN: 0780667166
  • ISBN: 9780780667167
  • Physical Description: videodisc
    4 videodiscs : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Thirtieth anniversary edition ; standard version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Brothers Entertainment, [2011]

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley.
Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977.
Special features : cast and crew commentaries with video option; documentaries.
"Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1. Episode 1 -- disc 2. Episode 2 -- disc 3. Episode 3 -- disc 4. Episode 4.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Directors of photography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; film editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; music by Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones.
Participant or Performer Note: 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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated Warner Home Video.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Language Note:
In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note:
Golden Globes (USA), 1978: Best TV-Series - Drama.
Emmy Awards, 1977: Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing for a Series ; Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) ; Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series ; Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series ; Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series ; Outstanding Limited Series ; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series ; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series ; Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series.
Subject: Haley, Alex Family Drama
Haley family Drama
Jackson family Drama
Kinte family Drama
Moore family Drama
Haley, Alex Television adaptations
Haley, Alex
Haley family
Jackson family
Kinte family
Moore family
American Revolution (1775-1783)
African Americans Drama
Slaveholders Southern States Drama
African American families Drama
Slavery United States Drama
African Americans History To 1863 Drama
Southern States History Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 Drama
Southern States History Revolution, 1775-1783 Drama
Confederate States of America History Drama
United States History Drama
African American families
African Americans
Families
Slaveholders
Slavery
Southern States
United States
United States Confederate States of America
Slavery United States Juvenile drama
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Drama.
Historical television programs.
History.
Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.
Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
Television adaptations.
Television mini-series.

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Live Oak Public Libraries:
      Hinesville Library
F ROOT DISC 1-4 ( Send Text)
21008006968356 VIDEO Available
Live Oak Public Libraries:
      Southwest Chatham Library
F ROOT DISC 1-4 ( Send Text)
21008006968331 VIDEO Available
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      Brunswick-Glynn County Library
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