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The Resource Roots, History presents ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra ; directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others], (DVD)

Roots, History presents ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra ; directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others], (DVD)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
History presents ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra ; directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others]
Contributor
Actor
Film director
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 Haley2s best-selling novel which has resonated with millions of Americans, it reveals powerful, universal truths about the resilience of the human spirit
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Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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, Malachi Kirby, Anika Noni Rose, Anna Paquin, Laurence Fishburne, Jonathan Rhys-Meyers
Runtime
383
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, History presents ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra ; directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others], (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • 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
Contents
Disc 1. Nights 1 & 2 -- Disc 2. Nights 3 & 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 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)953420848
  • (OCoLC)953420848
  • a1143818
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, History presents ; writers, Lawrence Konner, Mark Rosenthal, Alison McDonald ; producers, Ann Kindberg, George Parra ; directed by Bruce Beresford [and three others], (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series
  • 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
Contents
Disc 1. Nights 1 & 2 -- Disc 2. Nights 3 & 4 -- Disc 3. Bonus feature
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen ed.
Extent
3 videodiscs (383 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)953420848
  • (OCoLC)953420848
  • a1143818
System details
DVD, widescreen presentation; 5.1 Dolby digital
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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