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The Resource Roots : 30th anniversary edition, developed for television by William Blinn ; executive producer, David L. Wolper ; producer, Stan Margulies ; written for television by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses ; a David L. Wolper production, (videorecording DVD)

Roots : 30th anniversary edition, developed for television by William Blinn ; executive producer, David L. Wolper ; producer, Stan Margulies ; written for television by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses ; a David L. Wolper production, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Roots : 30th anniversary edition
Title
Roots
Title remainder
30th anniversary edition
Statement of responsibility
developed for television by William Blinn ; executive producer, David L. Wolper ; producer, Stan Margulies ; written for television by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses ; a David L. Wolper production
Contributor
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
Related
Member of
TLg_citd5V4
Awards note
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, Emmy Awards, 1977 : Best TV-Series- Drama, Golden Globes, 1978
Cataloging source
VQT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Roots (Television program : 1977)
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
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
In English or Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles
LC call number
PN1992.8.A34
LC item number
R668 2011
PerformerNote
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1923-2002
  • 1929-
  • 1935-
  • 1921-2003
  • 1939-
  • 1942-
  • 1938-
  • 1921-1992
  • 1949-1991
  • 1946-
  • 1936-
  • 1929-1993
  • 1939-
  • 1950-
  • 1909-1995
  • 1953-
  • 1930-1983
  • 1935-1995
  • 1942-
  • 1950-
  • 1931-1982
  • 1939-1991
  • 1932-1992
  • 1942-
  • 1930-
  • 1940-
  • 1947-
  • 1946-
  • 1928-
  • 1938-1997
  • 1939-
  • 1933-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Blinn, William
  • Wolper, David L
  • Margulies, Stan
  • Cohen, M. Charles
  • Kinoy, Ernest
  • Lee, James
  • Chomsky, Marvin J.
  • Erman, John
  • Greene, David
  • Moses, Gilbert
  • Amos, John
  • Angelou, Maya
  • Asner, Edward
  • Bridges, Lloyd
  • Brown, Georg Stanford
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Carey, Macdonald
  • Cole, Olivia
  • Collins, Gary
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Crothers, Scat Man
  • Cumbuka, Ji-Tu
  • Davis, Brad
  • Duncan, Sandy
  • George, Lynda Day
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Greene, Lorne
  • Gunn, Moses
  • Hamilton, George
  • Hicks, Hilly
  • Ives, Burl
  • Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence
  • Jones, Carolyn
  • McClure, Doug
  • McShane, Ian
  • Moody, Lynne
  • Morrow, Vic
  • Rasulala, Thalmus
  • Reed, Robert
  • Rhodes, Hari
  • Roundtree, Richard
  • St. Jacques, Raymond
  • Schuck, John
  • Shenar, Paul
  • Simpson, O. J.
  • Sinclair, Madge
  • Todd, Beverly
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Vereen, Ben
  • Waite, Ralph
  • Watson, William
  • Woods, Ren
  • Larner, Stevan
  • Wilcots, Joseph M.
  • Heckert, James T
  • Kirby, Peter
  • Travis, Neil
  • Fried, Gerald
  • Jones, Quincy
  • Haley, Alex
Runtime
573
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley family
  • Jackson family
  • Kinte family
  • Moore family
  • African Americans
  • Slaveholders
  • African American families
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Southern States
  • Southern States
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots : 30th anniversary edition, developed for television by William Blinn ; executive producer, David L. Wolper ; producer, Stan Margulies ; written for television by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses ; a David L. Wolper production, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Special features : cast and crew commentaries with video option; documentaries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
7 videodiscs (9 hr., 33 min.)
Isbn
9780780667167
Lccn
be2011023156
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929161867
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots : 30th anniversary edition, developed for television by William Blinn ; executive producer, David L. Wolper ; producer, Stan Margulies ; written for television by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses ; a David L. Wolper production, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
Special features : cast and crew commentaries with video option; documentaries
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
7 videodiscs (9 hr., 33 min.)
Isbn
9780780667167
Lccn
be2011023156
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929161867
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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