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Roots, the next generations [videorecording] / a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; producer, Stan Margulies ; teleplay by Sydney A. Glass, Ernest Kinoy, Thad Mumford, John McGreevey, Daniel Wilcox ; directed by Georg Stanford Brown, Charles S. Dubin, John Erman, Lloyd Richards.

Wolper, David L. (Added Author). Margulies, Stan. (Added Author). Glass, Sydney A. (Added Author). Kinoy, Ernest. (Added Author). Mumford, Thad. (Added Author). McGreevey, John. (Added Author). Wilcox, Daniel. (Added Author). Brown, Georg Stanford. (Added Author). Dubin, Charles. (Added Author). Erman, John, 1935- (Added Author). Richards, Lloyd. (Added Author). Allen, Debbie, 1950- (Added Author). Barrie, Barbara. (Added Author). Brando, Marlon. (Added Author). Broderick, James. (Added Author). Cara, Irene, 1959- (Added Author). Carroll, Diahann. (Added Author). Casey, Bernie. (Added Author). Chamberlin, Lee. (Added Author). Constantine, Michael. (Added Author). Culp, Robert, 1930- (Added Author). Daly, James, 1918-1978 (Added Author). De Havilland, Olivia. (Added Author). Dee, Ruby. (Added Author). Evans, Damon. (Added Author). Fell, Norman, 1924-1998 (Added Author). Fonda, Henry, 1905-1982 (Added Author). Freeman, Al. (Added Author). Gaillard, Slim. (Added Author). Grier, Pam, 1949- (Added Author). Grier, Rosey. (Added Author). Griffith, Andy, 1926- (Added Author). Harewood, Dorian. (Added Author). Holliday, Kene. (Added Author). Johnson, Rafer, 1935- (Added Author). Jones, James Earl. (Added Author). Koslo, Paul, 1944- (Added Author). Long, Avon. (Added Author). McNeil, Claudia. (Added Author). McRae, Carmen. (Added Author). Merrill, Dina. (Added Author). Moody, Lynne. (Added Author). Morgan, Harry, 1915- (Added Author). Morris, Greg. (Added Author). Mosley, Roger E., 1944- (Added Author). O'Loughlin, Gerald S. (Added Author). Richards, Beah E. (Added Author). Rodrigues, Percy. (Added Author). Rubinstein, John, 1946- (Added Author). Shaw, Stan, 1952- (Added Author). Singer, Marc, 1948- (Added Author). Thomas, Richard, 1951- (Added Author). Voskovec, Jiri, 1905- (Added Author). Williams, Hal, 1938- (Added Author). Winfield, Paul. (Added Author). Haley, Alex. Roots. (Added Author). Haley, Alex. My search for roots. (Added Author). Wolper Productions. (Added Author). Warner Bros. Television. (Added Author). Warner Home Video (Firm) (Added Author).
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419846908
  • ISBN: 1419846906
  • Physical Description: 4 videodiscs (688 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Standard version.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note: Title from container.
Based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley.
Developed for television by Ernest Kinoy.
Special features: Disc 4: Behind-the-scenes documentary "Roots: the next generations: the legacy continues."
Formatted Contents Note: Disc 1, Side A: Episode 1 -- Disc 1, Side B: Episode 2 -- Disc 2, Side A: Episode 3 -- Disc 2, Side B: Episode 4 -- Disc 3, Side A: Episode 5 -- Disc 3, Side B: Episode 6 -- Disc 4, Side A: Episode 7.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Music, Gerald Fried.
Participant or Performer Note: Debbie Allen, Barbara Barrie, Marlon Brando, James Broderick, Georg Stanford Brown, Irene Cara, Diahann Carroll, Bernie Casey, Lee Chamberlin, Michael Constantine, Robert Culp, James Daly, Olivia de Havilland, Ruby Dee, Damon Evans, Norman Fell, Henry Fonda, Al Freeman Jr., Slim Gaillard, Pam Grier, Rosey Grier, Andy Griffith, Dorian Harewood, Kene Holliday, Rafer Johnson, James Earl Jones, Paul Koslo, Avon Long, Claudia McNeil, Carmen McRae, Dina Merrill, Lynne Moody, Harry Morgan, Greg Morris, Roger E. Mosley, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Beah Richards, Percy Rodrigues, John Rubinstein, Stan Shaw, Marc Singer, Richard Thomas, George Voskovec, Hal Williams, Paul Winfield.
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note: Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1979.
Summary, etc.: Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots.
Target Audience Note: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language Note: English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed captioned.
Subject: Haley, Alex > Drama.
Haley, Alex > Family > Drama.
Haley family > Drama.
Kinte family > Drama.
African Americans > Drama.
African American families > Drama.
Television mini-series.
Biographical television programs.
Historical television programs.
Television programs for the hearing impaired.

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