Roots / David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses.
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- ISBN: 1419850210
- ISBN: 9781419850219
- Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (645 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Edition: 30th anniversary ed.
- Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 
- Copyright: ©1977
Based on the novel by Alex Haley.
Originally broadcast on ABC in January, 1977.
Special features include: Disc 4: "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation" newly created featurette ; "Roots: one year later" documentary; Audio commentary from key cast members including LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, and Ed Asner.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Cinematography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; original music, Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones ; costume designer, Jack Martell.
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Maya Angelou, LeVar Burton, Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Reed, Lorne Green, Lynda Day George, Vic Morrow, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, George Hamilton, Richard Roundtree, Ben Vereen, Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, Cicely Tyson.
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.
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DVD; Region 1; full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Language tracks in English or dubbed Spanish, with optional English, French or Spanish subtitles.
Golden Globes (USA), 1978: Best TV-Series - Drama.
Emmy Awards, 1977: Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing for a Series; Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore); Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series; Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series; Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series (Lou Gossett, Jr.; Outstanding Limited Series; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series (Edward Asner); Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series (Olivia Cole); Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series.
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