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Title Roots [dvd] / 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
Publisher Burbank, Calif. : Warner Home Video, c2007
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Edition 30th anniversary ed
Descript 7 videodiscs (573 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Tech Details DVD, region 1; Dolby digital, full screen
Language In English or Spanish with English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned
Performer(S) 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
Credits Directors of photography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; film editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; music by Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones
Note Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley
Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
Special features (discs 1-6): optional audio commentary for each episode by Wolper & various cast members; video highlights from the audio commentary recording sessions
Special feature (disc 6): 2002 documentary "Remembering Roots."
Special features (disc 7): 2007 documentary "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation" hosted by William Haley and LeVar Burton ; Documentary "Roots one year later" hosted by Louis Gosset Jr
Audience Not rated
Contents Disc 1: episode 1 ; Disc 2: episode 2 ; Disc 3: episode 3 ; Disc 4: episode 4 ; Disc 5: episode 5 ; Disc 6: episode 6 and Remembering Roots ; Disc 7: Crossing over : how Roots captivated an entire nation -- Roots : one year later
Subject Haley, Alex -- Family -- Drama
Haley family -- Drama
Jackson family -- Drama
Kinte family -- Drama
Moore family -- Drama
African Americans -- Drama
African American families -- Drama
Slavery -- United States -- Drama
African Americans -- History -- Drama
Southern States -- History -- Drama
United States -- History -- Drama
Genre Historical television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Alt Author Blinn, William
Wolper, David L
Margulies, Stan
Cohen, M. Charles
Kinoy, Ernest
Lee, James, 1923-2002
Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929-
Erman, John, 1935-
Greene, David, 1921-2003
Moses, Gilbert
Amos, John, 1939-
Angelou, Maya
Asner, Edward
Bridges, Lloyd
Brown, Georg Stanford
Burton, LeVar
Carey, Macdonald
Cole, Olivia, 1942-
Collins, Gary, 1938-2012
Connors, Chuck, 1921-1992
Crothers, Scat Man
Cumbuka, Ji-Tu
Davis, Brad, 1949-1991
Duncan, Sandy, 1946-
George, Lynda Day
Gossett, Louis, 1936-
Greene, Lorne
Gunn, Moses, 1929-1993
Hamilton, George, 1939-
Hicks, Hilly, 1950-
Ives, Burl, 1909-1995
Hilton-Jacobs, Lawrence, 1953-
Jones, Carolyn, 1930-1983
McClure, Doug, 1935-1995
McShane, Ian, 1942-
Moody, Lynne, 1950-
Morrow, Vic, 1931-1982
Rasulala, Thalmus, 1939-1991
Reed, Robert, 1932-1992
Rhodes, Hari
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
St. Jacques, Raymond, 1930-
Schuck, John, 1940-
Shenar, Paul
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
Sinclair, Madge
Todd, Beverly, 1946-
Tyson, Cicely
Uggams, Leslie
Vereen, Ben
Waite, Ralph, 1928-
Watson, William, 1938-1997
Woods, Ren
Larner, Stevan
Wilcots, Joseph M., 1939-
Heckert, James T
Kirby, Peter
Travis, Neil
Fried, Gerald
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Haley, Alex. Roots
Wolper Productions
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Add Title Roots (Television program : 1977)
ISBN 0780667166

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