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Roots. / Disc 6

Author: William BlinnDavid L WolperStan MarguliesM Charles CohenErnest KinoyAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2012.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 30th anniversary ed.; standard versionView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Historical television programs
Biographical television programs
Television adaptations
Drama
Named Person: Alex Haley; Haley family; Jackson family; Kinte family; Moore family; Alex Haley
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: William Blinn; David L Wolper; Stan Margulies; M Charles Cohen; Ernest Kinoy; James Lee; Marvin J Chomsky; John Erman; David Greene; Gilbert Moses; John Amos; Maya Angelou; Edward Asner; Stevan Larner; Joseph M Wilcots; James T Heckert; Peter Kirby; Neil Travis; Gerald Fried; Quincy Jones; Alex Haley; Wolper Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 806354311
Language Note: English or Spanish dialogue; Spanish, English or French subtitles; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing.
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"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 6 contains episode 6. Also includes 2002 documentary Remembering Roots.
Credits: Directors of photography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; film editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; music by Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones.
Cast: 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.
Target Audience: Rating: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (82 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital mono.
Other Titles: Roots (Television program : 1977)
Roots.
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.

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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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