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The Resource Roots, produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, James Lee, M. Charles Cohen ; directed by David Greene, John Erman, Marvin J. Chomsky, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)

Roots, produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, James Lee, M. Charles Cohen ; directed by David Greene, John Erman, Marvin J. Chomsky, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, James Lee, M. Charles Cohen ; directed by David Greene, John Erman, Marvin J. Chomsky, Gilbert Moses
Contributor
Actor
Director
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Chronicles an African American man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past
Member of
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
  • Roots (Television program : 1977)
  • Roots (Television program : 1977)
  • Roots (Television program : 1977)
Date time place
Originally broadcast on television in 1977
Dewey number
791.45/72
Intended audience
TV rating: Not rated
Language note
  • In English, French, or Spanish with optional French or Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R668 2016
PerformerNote
LeVar Burton, Edward Asner, Lloyd Bridges, John Amos, Maya Angelou
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1921-2003
  • 1935-2021
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Greene, David
  • Erman, John
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Asner, Edward
  • Bridges, Lloyd
  • Haley, Alex
Runtime
587
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Haley, Alex
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, James Lee, M. Charles Cohen ; directed by David Greene, John Erman, Marvin J. Chomsky, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Alex Haley
  • Dolby digital 2.0, full screen 1.33:1, wide screen 1.78:1
  • Features: Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation, Connecting with the past, The struggle to make "Roots," LeVar Burton: original screen test, Alex Haley interview by David Frost, Roots : one year later, Roots : the American story continues, Roots : the cast looks back
  • Book (32 pages) included in container
Bar code
  • 31223135327477
  • 31223135327493
  • 31223135327451
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
40th anniversary.
Extent
3 videodiscs (587 min.)
Lccn
be2016021412
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929525096
  • 00883929525096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000586942
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
These are Blu-ray discs which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc
Label
Roots, produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, James Lee, M. Charles Cohen ; directed by David Greene, John Erman, Marvin J. Chomsky, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book by Alex Haley
  • Dolby digital 2.0, full screen 1.33:1, wide screen 1.78:1
  • Features: Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation, Connecting with the past, The struggle to make "Roots," LeVar Burton: original screen test, Alex Haley interview by David Frost, Roots : one year later, Roots : the American story continues, Roots : the cast looks back
  • Book (32 pages) included in container
Bar code
  • 31223135327477
  • 31223135327493
  • 31223135327451
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
40th anniversary.
Extent
3 videodiscs (587 min.)
Lccn
be2016021412
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 883929525096
  • 00883929525096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
1000586942
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
These are Blu-ray discs which can only be played on Blu-ray disc players and will not play on standard DVD players
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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