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Roots. / Episode 4

Author: John AmosChuck ConnorsSandy DuncanGeorge HamiltonRobert ReedAll 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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Fourth episode of an adaption of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants. Kunta Kinte's daughter Kizzy is sold at age 16 to a new "Master" and bears his son, who grows up to  Read more...
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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: John Amos; Chuck Connors; Sandy Duncan; George Hamilton; Robert Reed; John Schuck; Madge Sinclair; Leslie Uggams; Ben Vereen; Stan Margulies; Marvin J Chomsky; James Lee; M Charles Cohen; Alex Haley; Wolper Productions.; Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN: 0790714647 9780790714646
OCLC Number: 31889932
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: John Amos, Chuck Connors, Sandy Duncan, George Hamilton, Robert Reed, John Schuck, Madge Sinclair, Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen.
Target Audience: General.
Description: 1 videocassette (94 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Responsibility: David L. Wolper Productions ; producer, Stan Margulies ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky ; written by James Lee and M. Charles Cohen.

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Fourth episode of an adaption of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors, Kunta Kinte, was captured and sold into slavery. The series follows the struggle for freedom which began with the young man's abduction and was continued by his descendants. Kunta Kinte's daughter Kizzy is sold at age 16 to a new "Master" and bears his son, who grows up to become the fun-loving Chicken George. Kizzy, who has a strong resolve to keep her heritage alive, returns to her birthplace and learns of her parents' fates.

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