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Author: William BlinnDavid L WolperStan MarguliesM Charles CohenErnest KinoyAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English : 30th anniversary edView 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: Historical television programs
Biographical television programs
Fiction television programs
Television mini-series
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television serials
Historical films
Historical
Biographical
Drama
History
Named Person: Alex Haley; Haley family; Jackson family; Kinte family; Moore family; Alex Haley; Haley family.; Jackson family.; Kinte family.; Moore family.
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; Lloyd Bridges; Georg Stanford Brown; LeVar Burton; Macdonald Carey; Olivia Cole; Gary Collins; Chuck Connors; Scat Man Crothers; Ji-Tu Cumbuka; Brad Davis; Sandy Duncan; Lynda Day George; Louis Gossett; 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; Hari 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; Stevan Larner; Joseph M Wilcots; James T Heckert; Peter Kirby; Neil Travis; Gerald Fried; Quincy Jones; Wolper Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
OCLC Number: 682919549
Language Note: In English or dubbed Spanish; with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley.
Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977.
Special features (disc 3): optional audio commentary for each episode by Wolper & various cast members; video highlights from the audio commentary recording sessions; "Roots" family tree; "Remembering 'Roots'" featurette (c2002, 19 min.).
"Presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container.
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.
Awards: Golden Globes (USA), 1978: Best TV-Series - Drama.
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.
Target Audience: Not rated
Description: 1 videodisc (143 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby digital mono.
Contents: Side A: Episode 5 --
Side B: Episode 6.
Other Titles: Remembering Roots.
Phenomenon of Roots.
Roots : one year later.
Crossing over : how Roots captivated an entire nation.
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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