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The Resource Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television, (DVD)

Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television, (DVD)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television
Contributor
Actor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The sage begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War where Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation
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.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; original music, Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R6687 2007
PerformerNote
Maya Angelou, LeVar Burton, Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Reed, Lorne Green, Lynda Day George, Vic Morrow, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, George Hamilton, Richard Roundtree, Ben Vereen, Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, Cicely Tyson
Runtime
563
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Alex Haley
  • Originally broadcast on ABC, January 1977
  • Special features: Disc 4: "The triumph of 'Roots'" newly created featurette; "Roots: one year later" documentary; audio commentary from key cast memebers including La Var Burton, Cicely Tyson and Ed Asner
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm81146919
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed., full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (645 min.)
Isbn
9781419850219
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391144854
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
114485
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81146919
  • a783404
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Based on the novel by Alex Haley
  • Originally broadcast on ABC, January 1977
  • Special features: Disc 4: "The triumph of 'Roots'" newly created featurette; "Roots: one year later" documentary; audio commentary from key cast memebers including La Var Burton, Cicely Tyson and Ed Asner
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm81146919
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
30th anniversary ed., full screen.
Extent
4 videodiscs (645 min.)
Isbn
9781419850219
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391144854
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
114485
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)81146919
  • a783404
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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