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The Resource Roots : the complete collection, Warner Bros. Entertainment, (DVD)

Roots : the complete collection, Warner Bros. Entertainment, (DVD)

Label
Roots : the complete collection
Title
Roots
Title remainder
the complete collection
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Entertainment
Contributor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
  • Roots, adapted from the Alex Haley novel that 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 boy's abduction in Africa to America and continued throughout the generations that followed
  • Roots, the next generations 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
  • Roots: the gift (an expansion of the Roots saga with a Christmas theme three years after Kunta Kinte's first unsuccessful attempt to escape slavery) has Kunta Kinte and Fiddler desperately leading runaways through a network of safe havens to a getaway boat. As the boat fills there's room for one more passenger. A choice must be made; a Mandinka warrior can never abandon his friend
  • The legacy of Roots, part one. Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation provides a look back at the impact of the book and miniseries on culture and society -- Roots: one year later: "Fresh off the lightning impact of the original telecast, participants recall how the miniseries was born in this 1978 special."
  • The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley interview episode from the "Talking with David Frost" series -- The struggle to make "Roots"--Connecting with the past -- Levar Burton's original screen test
  • The series that captivated a nation and made television history is brought to you in a complete box set that includes everything about Alex Haley's incredible family saga. The Complete Collection includes Roots which begins with Kunte Kinte's humble beginnings in Africa and continues in Roots: The Next Generations closing with Alex Haley's own life in the 1970's as he embarks on his research to unveil his roots. The Complete Collection also includes the Christmas movie Roots: The Gift as well as specially created special features to celebrate the legacy of Roots 30 years later
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Awards note
  • Roots: Golden Globes (USA), 1978: Best TV-Series - Drama
  • Roots: 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
MRH
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Roots (Television program : 1977)
  • Roots: the next generations
Credits note
  • Roots / a David L. Wolper [&] Warner Bros. Television production ; 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 ; music, Gerlad Fried, Quincy Jones
  • Roots, the next generations / a David L. Wolper [&] Warner Bros. Television production ; 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 ; music, Gerald Fried
  • Roots, the gift / a David L. Wolper [&] Warner Bros. Television production ; producer, Mark M. Wolfer ; written by D.M. Eyre Jr. ; directed by Kevin Hooks ; music, Gerald Fried
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Roots: English or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Roots the next generation: in English with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Roots, the gift: in English with optional English closed captions
LC call number
PN1997.A1
LC item number
R6687 2011
PerformerNote
  • Roots stars: 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
  • Roots, the next generations stars: Dorian Harewood, Paul Koslo, Marc Singer, Stan Shaw, Henry Fonda, Richard Thomas, Irene Cara, Ruby Dee, Georg Stanford Brown
  • Roots, the gift stars: Louis Gossett, Jr., LeVar Burton, Avery Brooks, Kate Mulgrew, Shaun Cassidy, John McMartin, Jerry Hardin, Annabella Price, Fran Bennett, Tim Russ, Michael Learned
  • The legacy of Roots, part one. Crossing over : William Haley, LeVar Burton. Roots : one year later hosted by Louis Gossett Jr. The legacy of Roots, part two. Alex Haley/David Frost interview ; Levar Burton
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1939-
  • 1939-1991
  • 1928-2014
  • 1931-1982
  • 1921-1992
  • 1940-
  • 1932-1992
  • 1936-
  • 1929-
  • 1944-
  • 1948-
  • 1952-
  • 1905-1982
  • 1959-
  • 1935-
  • 1955-
  • 1958-
  • 1956-
  • 1941-
  • 1958-
  • 1939-2013
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  • Burton, LeVar
  • Amos, John
  • Vereen, Ben
  • Tyson, Cicely
  • Rasulala, Thalmus
  • Asner, Edward
  • Waite, Ralph
  • Greene, Lorne
  • Morrow, Vic
  • Connors, Chuck
  • Schuck, John
  • Uggams, Leslie
  • Reed, Robert
  • Gossett, Louis
  • Wolper, David L
  • Margulies, Stan
  • Blinn, William
  • Chomsky, Marvin J.
  • Harewood, Dorian
  • Koslo, Paul
  • Singer, Marc
  • Shaw, Stan
  • Fonda, Henry
  • Thomas, Richard
  • Cara, Irene
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Brown, Georg Stanford
  • Erman, John
  • Brooks, Avery
  • Mulgrew, Kate
  • Cassidy, Shaun
  • McMartin, John
  • Hardin, Jerry
  • Price, Annabella
  • Bennett, Frances
  • Russ, Tim
  • Learned, Michael
  • Eyre, David
  • Hooks, Kevin
  • Haley, William
  • Frost, David
  • Haley, Alex
  • Warner Bros. Television
  • Wolper Productions
  • Warner Bros. Entertainment
Runtime
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  • Haley, Alex
  • Haley family
  • Jackson family
  • Kinte family
  • Moore family
  • African American families
  • African Americans
  • Slavery
  • Slaveholders
  • United States
  • DVD-Video discs
  • Haley, Alex
  • Historical television programs
  • Biographical television programs
  • Fiction television programs
  • Television adaptations
  • Television mini-series
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Television programs for the hearing impaired
Technique
live action
Label
Roots : the complete collection, Warner Bros. Entertainment, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Package Design & Supplementary Material c2011."--Back cover of all three series
  • Roots based on the book by Alex Haley. Roots, the next generations based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley. Roots, the gift based upon characters from the novel Roots by Alex Haley
  • Roots originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1977, and Roots the next generation, broadcast in 1979. Roots, the gift originally produced for television in 1988
  • Special features: Roots: Commentary by David L. Wolper, Edward Asner, LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, William Blinn, Jan Scott, and Lynn Stalmaster ; Roots family tree ; Remembering Roots (2002 documentary featurette)
  • Special features: Roots, the next generation: The legacy continues [2004 documentary featurette]
Accompanying material
1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 16 x 27 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Roots (3 DVDs ; 573 min. ; c1977 ; 30th anniversary ed.) -- Roots, the next generation (4 DVDs ; 688 min. ; c1979) -- Roots, the gift (1 DVD ; 94 min. ; c1988) -- The legacy of Roots, part one (1 DVD ; 75 min.) -- The legacy of Roots, part two (1 DVD ; 75 min.)
Control code
ocn830032141
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (ca. 1505 min.)
Isbn
9780780683839
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)830032141
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots : the complete collection, Warner Bros. Entertainment, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Package Design & Supplementary Material c2011."--Back cover of all three series
  • Roots based on the book by Alex Haley. Roots, the next generations based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley. Roots, the gift based upon characters from the novel Roots by Alex Haley
  • Roots originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1977, and Roots the next generation, broadcast in 1979. Roots, the gift originally produced for television in 1988
  • Special features: Roots: Commentary by David L. Wolper, Edward Asner, LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, William Blinn, Jan Scott, and Lynn Stalmaster ; Roots family tree ; Remembering Roots (2002 documentary featurette)
  • Special features: Roots, the next generation: The legacy continues [2004 documentary featurette]
Accompanying material
1 booklet (1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 16 x 27 cm.)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Roots (3 DVDs ; 573 min. ; c1977 ; 30th anniversary ed.) -- Roots, the next generation (4 DVDs ; 688 min. ; c1979) -- Roots, the gift (1 DVD ; 94 min. ; c1988) -- The legacy of Roots, part one (1 DVD ; 75 min.) -- The legacy of Roots, part two (1 DVD ; 75 min.)
Control code
ocn830032141
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (ca. 1505 min.)
Isbn
9780780683839
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)830032141
System details
DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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