The Resource Roots, 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

Roots, 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

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
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
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An adaptation of Alex Haley's "Roots", in which Haley traces his African American family's history from the mid-18th century to the Reconstruction era
Related
Cataloging source
IOS
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Directors of photography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; film editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; music by Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
In English
PerformerNote
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
Runtime
569
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, 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
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel: Roots / by Alex Haley
  • Originally produced as a television miniseries in 1977
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  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
  • 5
Carrier category
videocassette
Carrier category code
vf
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Episode 1 / directed by David Greene (Maya Angelou, Ji-Tu Cumbuka, Moses Gunn, Thalmus Rasulala, Harry Rhodes, William Watson, Ren Woods, Cicely Tyson, LeVar Burton, O.J. Simpson, Edward Asner, Ralph Waite) -- Episode 2 / directed by David Greene, John Erman (LeVar Burton, Edward Asner, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene, Robert Reed, Ralph Waite, Lynda Day George, Vic Morrow, Paul Shenar, Ren Woods) -- Episode 3 / directed by Marvin J. Chomsky (John Amos, Lynda Day George, Louis Gossett Jr., Lorne Greene, Vic Morrow, Robert Reed, Madge Sinclair) -- Episode 4 / directed by Marvin J. Chomsky (John Amos, Chuck Connors, Scatman Crothers, Sandy Duncan, George Hamilton, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Carolyn Jones, Robert Reed, Richard Roundtree, John Schuck, Madge Sinclair, Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen) -- Episode 5 / directed by Gilbert Moses (Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, MacDonald Carey, Olivia Cole, Chuck Connors, Brad Davis, Sandy Duncan, Hilly Hicks, Carolyn Jones, Doug McClure, Ian McShane, Lynne Moody, Leslie Uggams, Ben Vereen) -- Episode 6 / directed by Marvin J. Chomsky (Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, Olivia Cole, Brad Davis, Hilly Hicks, Burl Ives, Lynne Moody, Ben Vereen)
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Edition
Standard format.
Extent
6 videocassettes (569 min.)
Isbn
9780790714622
Isbn Type
(v. 2)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
12624--12629
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
279504
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm27136184
  • (OCoLC)27136184
System details
VHS, NTSC; hi-fi
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)

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