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The Resource Roots, History presents an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Group ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray ; Produced by Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Etock, Alissa M. Kantrow ; directed by Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles, Thomas Carter, Bruce Beresford

Roots, History presents an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Group ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray ; Produced by Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Etock, Alissa M. Kantrow ; directed by Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles, Thomas Carter, Bruce Beresford

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
History presents an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Group ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray ; Produced by Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Etock, Alissa M. Kantrow ; directed by Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles, Thomas Carter, Bruce Beresford
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Broadcaster
Film director
Film producer
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The gripping story is told through four generations, from the capture of Kunta Kinte in Africa to his transport to Colonial America in brutal conditions through successive generations fighting to win their freedom in the Civil War. Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Roots (Television program : 2016)
Credits note
Directors of photography, Peter Menzies Jr., Sharone Meir ; music, Alex Heffes, Phillip Miller ; editors, Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor, James D. Wilcox, Neil Mandelberg, Davis Beatty
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Rating: TV14
Language note
English dialogue; Spanish subtitles; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R66 2016
PerformerNote
Forest Whitaker, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers, Malachi Kirby, Anika Noni Rose, Mekhi Phifer, Matthew Goode, Tip "TI" Harris, Reg?-Jean Page, James Purefoy, Erika Tazel, Sedale Threatt Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1961-
  • 1977-
  • 1989-
  • 1972-
  • 1975-
  • 1978-
  • 1980-
  • 1964-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Beresford, Bruce
  • Carter, Thomas
  • Noyce, Phillip
  • Van Peebles, Mario
  • Kindberg, Ann
  • Eatock, Cheryl
  • Kantrow, Alissa M.
  • Whitaker, Forest
  • Paquin, Anna
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Rhys-Meyers, Jonathan
  • Kirby, Malachi
  • Rose, Anika Noni
  • Phifer, Mekhi
  • Goode, Matthew
  • T. I.
  • Page, Rege-Jean
  • Purefoy, James
  • Tazel, Erica
  • Threatt, Sedale
  • Haley, Alex
  • History (Television network)
  • A+E Studios
  • Marc Toberoff Productions (Firm)
  • Wolper Organization
  • Arts and Entertainment Network
Runtime
399
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
  • Abolitionists
  • African American families
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, History presents an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Group ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray ; Produced by Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Etock, Alissa M. Kantrow ; directed by Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles, Thomas Carter, Bruce Beresford
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Wide screen (1.78:1)
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr, 29 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49983
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn953420848
  • (Sirsi) o953420848
  • (OCoLC)953420848
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, History presents an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Group ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald, Charles Murray ; Produced by Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Etock, Alissa M. Kantrow ; directed by Phillip Noyce, Mario Van Peebles, Thomas Carter, Bruce Beresford
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Wide screen (1.78:1)
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016
  • Special feature: Roots: A history revealed
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 6 hr, 29 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
49983
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn953420848
  • (Sirsi) o953420848
  • (OCoLC)953420848
System details
DVD, widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

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