The Resource Roots, Disc 1, 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)

Roots, Disc 1, 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)

Label
Roots, Disc 1
Title
Roots
Title number
Disc 1
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
Title variation
Roots
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • spa
  • eng
  • fre
  • 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
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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
791.45/75
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R6687 2012
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
Runtime
82
Technique
live action
Roots, Disc 1, 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)
Label
Roots, Disc 1, 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)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
  • Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley
  • Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
  • Release date: Aug. 30, 2012
  • Disc 1 contains episode 1
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Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocn806354310
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
30th anniversary ed.; standard version.
Extent
1 videodisc (82 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
10730636
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
2000053744
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)806354310
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono
Video recording format
DVD

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