skip to content
Roots Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Roots

Author: Stan MarguliesWilliam BlinnMarvin J ChomskyLeVar BurtonJohn Amos; et al; All authors
Publisher: [United States] : Warner Home Video, [2002]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : 25th anniversary ed., standard versionView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow.
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Television programs
Television mini-series
Biographical television programs
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Drama
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; William Blinn; Marvin J Chomsky; LeVar Burton; John Amos; Ben Vereen; Cicely Tyson; Thalmus Rasulala; Edward Asner; Ralph Waite; Lorne Greene; Vic Morrow; Chuck Connors; Stevan Larner; Joseph M Wilcots; James T Heckert; Peter Kirby; Gerald Fried; Quincy Jones; Wolper Productions.; Warner Bros. Television.; et al
ISBN: 0790763958 9780790763958
OCLC Number: 48615043
Language Note: In English with optional soundtrack in Spanish and optional subtitles in French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Based on the novel by Alex Haley.
Originally broadcast as a television miniseries in 1977; released as videodisc on Jan. 15, 2002.
Special features: Digitally remastered image and audio from restored elements; commentary by executive producer David L. Wolper, Ed Asner, LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, Stan Winston and others; behind-the-scenes documentary "Remembering Roots"; DVD-ROM features: Roots family tree and web site links.
Credits: Cinematography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; music, Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones.
Cast: LeVar Burton, John Amos, Ben Vereen, Cicely Tyson, Thalmus Rasulala, Edward Asner, Ralph Waite, Lorne Green, Vic Morrow, Chuck Connors, John Schuck, Leslie Uggams, Robert Reed, Lou Gossett.
Awards: 9 Emmy awards (1976-77); George Foster Peabody award (1977); Television Critics Circle awards (1977); Golden Globe award (1977).
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (573 min.) : sd., col., double sided ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc 1 contains episodes 1 & 2 ; Disc 2 contains episodes 3 & 4 ;Disc 3 contains episodes 5 & 6.
Other Titles: Roots (Television program : 1977)
Responsibility: a David L. Wolper production ; Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; written for television by Wiliam Blinn ... [et al.] ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky ... [et al.].

Abstract:

An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/48615043> # Roots
    a schema:CreativeWork, bgn:DVD, schema:Movie ;
   bgn:translationOfWork <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48615043#CreativeWork/unidentifiedOriginalWork> ;
   library:oclcnum "48615043" ;
   library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Place/united_states> ; # United States
   library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/xxu> ;
   schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/929.20973/e21/> ;
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/kinte_family> ; # Kinte family.
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924314> ; # Films for the hearing impaired
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/haley_family> ; # Haley family.
   schema:about <http://viaf.org/viaf/80007399> ; # Alex Haley
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Topic/african_americans> ; # African Americans
   schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> ; # African Americans
   schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/haley_alex> ; # Alex Haley
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/75262177> ; # Ben Vereen
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/37102873> ; # Vic Morrow
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/100241746> ; # LeVar Burton
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/10049822> ; # Cicely Tyson
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/54337746> ; # Chuck Connors
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/2007948> ; # Thalmus Rasulala
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/54355695> ; # Edward Asner
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/79172961> ; # Lorne Greene
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/24167851> ; # Ralph Waite
   schema:actor <http://viaf.org/viaf/54331525> ; # John Amos
   schema:author <http://viaf.org/viaf/54352937> ; # William Blinn
   schema:awards "9 Emmy awards (1976-77); George Foster Peabody award (1977); Television Critics Circle awards (1977); Golden Globe award (1977)." ;
   schema:bookEdition "25th anniversary ed., standard version." ;
   schema:composer <http://viaf.org/viaf/34643563> ; # Quincy Jones
   schema:composer <http://viaf.org/viaf/72851420> ; # Gerald Fried
   schema:contentRating "MPAA rating: Not rated." ;
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/87290331> ; # Stevan Larner
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/268323658> ; # Joseph M. Wilcots
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/151237602> ; # Wolper Productions.
   schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/131426871> ; # Warner Bros. Television.
   schema:datePublished "2002" ;
   schema:description "An adaptation of Alex Haley's Roots, in which he traces his family's history from the mid-18th century when one of his ancestors was captured and sold into slavery. Follows the struggle for freedom that began with the boys' abduction to America and continues throughout the generations that follow."@en ;
   schema:description "Disc 1 contains episodes 1 & 2 ; Disc 2 contains episodes 3 & 4 ;Disc 3 contains episodes 5 & 6."@en ;
   schema:director <http://viaf.org/viaf/81375335> ; # Marvin J. Chomsky
   schema:editor <http://viaf.org/viaf/53706755> ; # James T. Heckert
   schema:editor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/kirby_peter_peter_william> ; # Peter William Kirby
   schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1075019485> ; # Roots (Television program : 1977)
   schema:genre "Biographical television programs"@en ;
   schema:genre "Television mini-series"@en ;
   schema:genre "Drama"@en ;
   schema:genre "Film adaptations"@en ;
   schema:genre "Video recordings for the hearing impaired"@en ;
   schema:genre "Television programs"@en ;
   schema:inLanguage "en" ;
   schema:name "Roots"@en ;
   schema:producer <http://viaf.org/viaf/86963239> ; # Stan Margulies
   schema:productID "48615043" ;
   schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48615043#PublicationEvent/united_states_warner_home_video_2002> ;
   schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Agent/warner_home_video> ; # Warner Home Video
   schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780790763958> ;
   wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/48615043> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Agent/warner_home_video> # Warner Home Video
    a bgn:Agent ;
   schema:name "Warner Home Video" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/haley_family> # Haley family.
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:name "Haley family." ;
   schema:name "Haley family" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/kinte_family> # Kinte family.
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:name "Kinte family." ;
   schema:name "Kinte family" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1075019485#Person/kirby_peter_peter_william> # Peter William Kirby
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Kirby" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter William" ;
   schema:givenName "Peter" ;
   schema:name "Peter William Kirby" ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/799558> # African Americans
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "African Americans"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/924314> # Films for the hearing impaired
    a schema:Intangible ;
   schema:name "Films for the hearing impaired"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/100241746> # LeVar Burton
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Burton" ;
   schema:givenName "LeVar" ;
   schema:name "LeVar Burton" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/10049822> # Cicely Tyson
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Tyson" ;
   schema:givenName "Cicely" ;
   schema:name "Cicely Tyson" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/131426871> # Warner Bros. Television.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Warner Bros. Television." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/151237602> # Wolper Productions.
    a schema:Organization ;
   schema:name "Wolper Productions." ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/2007948> # Thalmus Rasulala
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1939" ;
   schema:deathDate "1991" ;
   schema:familyName "Rasulala" ;
   schema:givenName "Thalmus" ;
   schema:name "Thalmus Rasulala" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/24167851> # Ralph Waite
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1928" ;
   schema:deathDate "2014" ;
   schema:familyName "Waite" ;
   schema:givenName "Ralph" ;
   schema:name "Ralph Waite" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/268323658> # Joseph M. Wilcots
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1939" ;
   schema:familyName "Wilcots" ;
   schema:givenName "Joseph M." ;
   schema:name "Joseph M. Wilcots" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/34643563> # Quincy Jones
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1933" ;
   schema:familyName "Jones" ;
   schema:givenName "Quincy" ;
   schema:name "Quincy Jones" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/37102873> # Vic Morrow
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1931" ;
   schema:deathDate "1982" ;
   schema:familyName "Morrow" ;
   schema:givenName "Vic" ;
   schema:name "Vic Morrow" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/53706755> # James T. Heckert
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Heckert" ;
   schema:givenName "James T." ;
   schema:name "James T. Heckert" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54331525> # John Amos
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1939" ;
   schema:familyName "Amos" ;
   schema:givenName "John" ;
   schema:name "John Amos" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54337746> # Chuck Connors
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1921" ;
   schema:deathDate "1992" ;
   schema:familyName "Connors" ;
   schema:givenName "Chuck" ;
   schema:name "Chuck Connors" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54352937> # William Blinn
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Blinn" ;
   schema:givenName "William" ;
   schema:name "William Blinn" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/54355695> # Edward Asner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Asner" ;
   schema:givenName "Edward" ;
   schema:name "Edward Asner" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/72851420> # Gerald Fried
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Fried" ;
   schema:givenName "Gerald" ;
   schema:name "Gerald Fried" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/75262177> # Ben Vereen
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Vereen" ;
   schema:givenName "Ben" ;
   schema:name "Ben Vereen" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/79172961> # Lorne Greene
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Greene" ;
   schema:givenName "Lorne" ;
   schema:name "Lorne Greene" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/80007399> # Alex Haley
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Haley" ;
   schema:givenName "Alex" ;
   schema:name "Alex Haley" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/81375335> # Marvin J. Chomsky
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1929" ;
   schema:familyName "Chomsky" ;
   schema:givenName "Marvin J." ;
   schema:name "Marvin J. Chomsky" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/86963239> # Stan Margulies
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Margulies" ;
   schema:givenName "Stan" ;
   schema:name "Stan Margulies" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/87290331> # Stevan Larner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:familyName "Larner" ;
   schema:givenName "Stevan" ;
   schema:name "Stevan Larner" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1075019485> # Roots (Television program : 1977)
   schema:name "Roots (Television program : 1977)"@en ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780790763958>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
   schema:isbn "0790763958" ;
   schema:isbn "9780790763958" ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.