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Roots. / Episode 1

Author: Stan MarguliesDavid GreeneWilliam BlinnErnest KinoyLeVar BurtonAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA. : Warner Home Video, ©1992, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Alex Haley; Kinte family.; Haley family.; Alex Haley; Haley family.; Kinte family.
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Stan Margulies; David Greene; William Blinn; Ernest Kinoy; LeVar Burton; Cicely Tyson; Thalmus Rasulala; Edward Asner; Ralph Waite; O J Simpson; Maya Angelou; Ji-Tu Cumbuka; Moses Gunn; Ren Woods; Alex Haley; Wolper Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790714671 9780790714677 0790714558 9780790714554 0790714612 9780790714615
OCLC Number: 31891381
Notes: Based on the book of the same title by Alex Haley.
Videocassette release of the 1977 television miniseries.
Credits: Directors, Marvin Chomsky, Gilbert Moses, David Green, John Erman.
Cast: LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, Thalmus Rasulala, Edward Asner, Ralph Waite, O.J. Simpson, Maya Angelou, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Moses Gunn, Ren Woods.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (99 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: David L. Wolper Productions ; producer, Stan Margulies ; directed by David Greene ; written by William Blinn and Ernest Kinoy.

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In Gambia, West Africa, Kunta Kinte distinguishes himself in manhood training rituals, but is then captured by slave traders and begins an agonized journey to the New World.

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