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Roots 30th anniversary ed

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007], c1977.

4 videodiscs (645 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga 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, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

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ISBN:

978-1-41985021-9

ISBN:

978-1-41985021-9

LC Call No:

PN1992.77 .R6687 2007

Dewey Class No:

791.45/75 22

Title:

Roots [videorecording] : 30th anniversary ed. / David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses.

Edition:

30th anniversary ed.

Publisher:

Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007], c1977.

Physical:

4 videodiscs (645 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

Notes:

Based on the novel by Alex Haley.

Notes:

DVD release of the original ABC television broadcast, January, 1977.

Notes:

Special features: Disc 4: "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation" newly created featurette ; "Roots: one year later" documentary ; audio commentary from key cast memebers including LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, and Ed Asner.

ParticipantNote:

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.

Summary:

Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga 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, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Target Audience:

Not rated.

Awards Note:

Golden Globes (USA), 1978: Best TV-Series - Drama.

Awards Note:

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.

Subject:

African American families--Drama.

Subject:

Slavery--United States--Drama.

Subject:

Slaveholders--Southern States--Drama.

Subject:

African Americans--History--To 1863--Drama.

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