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The Resource Roots:, the next generations, a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; teleplay by Sydney A. Glass, Ernest Kinoy, Thad Mumford, John McGreevey, Daniel Wilcox ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown, Charles S. Dubin, John Erman, Lloyd Richards, (DVD)

Roots:, the next generations, a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; teleplay by Sydney A. Glass, Ernest Kinoy, Thad Mumford, John McGreevey, Daniel Wilcox ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown, Charles S. Dubin, John Erman, Lloyd Richards, (DVD)

Label
Roots:, the next generations
Title
Roots:
Title part
the next generations
Statement of responsibility
a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; teleplay by Sydney A. Glass, Ernest Kinoy, Thad Mumford, John McGreevey, Daniel Wilcox ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown, Charles S. Dubin, John Erman, Lloyd Richards
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Gerald Fried
Date time place
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1979
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • In English, with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish
  • Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Debbie Allen, Barbara Barrie, Marlon Brando, James Broderick, Georg Stanford Brown, Irene Cara, Diahann Carroll, Bernie Casey, Lee Chamberlin, Michael Constantine, Robert Culp, James Daly, Olivia de Havilland, Ruby Dee, Damon Evans, Norman Fell, Henry Fonda, Al Freeman Jr., Slim Gaillard, Pam Grier, Rosey Grier, Andy Griffith, Dorian Harewood, Kene Holliday, Rafer Johnson, James Earl Jones, Paul Koslo, Avon Long, Claudia McNeil, Carmen McRae, Dina Merrill, Lynne Moody, Harry Morgan, Greg Morris, Roger E. Mosley, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Beah Richards, Percy Rodrigues, John Rubinstein, Stan Shaw, Marc Singer, Richard Thomas, George Voskovec, Hal Williams, Paul Winfield
Runtime
688
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots:, the next generations, a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; teleplay by Sydney A. Glass, Ernest Kinoy, Thad Mumford, John McGreevey, Daniel Wilcox ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown, Charles S. Dubin, John Erman, Lloyd Richards, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley
  • Developed for television by Ernest Kinoy
  • Special features: Disc 4: Behind-the-scenes documentary "Roots: the next generations: the legacy continues."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1, Side A: Episode 1 -- Disc 1, Side B: Episode 2 -- Disc 2, Side A: Episode 3 -- Disc 2, Side B: Episode 4 -- Disc 3, Side A: Episode 5 -- Disc 3, Side B: Episode 6 -- Disc 4, Side A: Episode 7
Control code
ocn151243580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (688 min.)
Isbn
9781419846908
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391125358
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
112535
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)151243580
System details
DVD ; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots:, the next generations, a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; teleplay by Sydney A. Glass, Ernest Kinoy, Thad Mumford, John McGreevey, Daniel Wilcox ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown, Charles S. Dubin, John Erman, Lloyd Richards, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley
  • Developed for television by Ernest Kinoy
  • Special features: Disc 4: Behind-the-scenes documentary "Roots: the next generations: the legacy continues."
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Contents
Disc 1, Side A: Episode 1 -- Disc 1, Side B: Episode 2 -- Disc 2, Side A: Episode 3 -- Disc 2, Side B: Episode 4 -- Disc 3, Side A: Episode 5 -- Disc 3, Side B: Episode 6 -- Disc 4, Side A: Episode 7
Control code
ocn151243580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
4 videodiscs (688 min.)
Isbn
9781419846908
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391125358
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
112535
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)151243580
System details
DVD ; fullscreen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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