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Roots; episodes 1-4.

Burton, LeVar. (Added Author). Bridges, Lloyd. (Added Author). Greene, David, 1921-2003 (Added Author). Haley, Alex. (Added Author). Asner, Edward. (Added Author).

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  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs ([140min.]) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2007.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on the book by Alex Haley.
Features: Behind-the-scenes documentary, video highlights, audio commentary.
Participant or Performer Note: LeVar Burton, Ed Asner, Lloyd Bridges, Lorne Greene, John Amos, Louis Gossett, Jr., Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Georg Stanford Brown.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Originally broadcast on television in 1977.
Summary, etc.: Chronicles a black man's search for his heritage and reveals an epic panorama of America's past.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVDs.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note: For private home use only.
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Subject: Haley family > Drama.
Haley, Alex > Film and video adaptations.
African Americans > History > Drama.
Slavery > United States > Drama.
United States > History > Drama.
Genre: Made-for-TV movies.
Television adaptations.
Feature films.
Historical television programs.
Television mini-series.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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