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The Resource Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; writer, William Blinn ... [et al.] ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky ... [et al.], (DVD)

Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; writer, William Blinn ... [et al.] ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky ... [et al.], (DVD)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; writer, William Blinn ... [et al.] ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • engspa
  • eng
  • engfrespa
  • eng
Summary
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; music, Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles
PerformerNote
LeVar Burton, John Amos, Ben Vereen, Cicely Tyson, Thalmus Rasulala, Edward Asner, Ralph Waite, Lorne Green, Vic Morrow, Chuck Connors, John Schuck, Leslie Uggams, Robert Reed, Lou Gossett
Runtime
573
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; writer, William Blinn ... [et al.] ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky ... [et al.], (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Based on the novel by Alex Haley
  • Special features: Digitally remastered image and audio from restored elements; commentary by executive producer David L. Wolper, Ed Asner, LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, Stan Winston and others; behind-the-scenes documentary "Remembering Roots"; DVD-ROM features: Roots family tree and web site links
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm48615043
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780790763958
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393745622
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
37456
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACX-2579
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; writer, William Blinn ... [et al.] ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky ... [et al.], (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Based on the novel by Alex Haley
  • Special features: Digitally remastered image and audio from restored elements; commentary by executive producer David L. Wolper, Ed Asner, LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, Stan Winston and others; behind-the-scenes documentary "Remembering Roots"; DVD-ROM features: Roots family tree and web site links
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocm48615043
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th anniversary ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (573 min.)
Isbn
9780790763958
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085393745622
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
37456
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ACX-2579
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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