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Title Roots, the next generations [(DVD) videorecording] / a David L. Wolper production in association with Warner Bros. Television ; 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.

Publication Info. Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]
Location Call No. Status
 95th Street Adult Television Shows  TV ROO    AVAILABLE
 Nichols Adult Television Shows  TV ROOTS TH    DUE 08-13-20
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Description 4 videodiscs (690 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Cast Ruby Dee, Marlon Brando, Henry Fonda, James Earl Jones, Richard Thomas, Marc Singer, Andy Griffith, Paul Winfield, Al Freeman, Jr., Della Reese, Ossie Davis, Norman Fell, James Broderick, Lee Chamberlin.
Audience Rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, Dolby digital mono.
Language English or Spanish dialogue; English, French or Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Event Originally broadcast in 1979.
Note Drama based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley
For specific features see interactive menu.
Summary Story of 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.
Subject Haley, Alex -- Drama.
Haley, Alex -- Family -- Drama.
Haley family -- Drama.
Kinte family -- Drama.
African Americans -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
African American families -- Drama -- Videodiscs.
Genre Television programs for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Wolper, David L., producer.
Glass, Sydney A., screenwriter.
Kinoy, Ernest, screenwriter.
Mumford, Thad, screenwriter.
McGreevey, John, screenwriter.
Wilcox, Daniel, screenwriter.
Brown, Georg Stanford, director.
Dubin, Charles, director.
Erman, John, 1935- director.
Richards, Lloyd, director.
Haley, Alex. Roots.
Warner Bros. Television.
Added Title the next generation
ISBN 9781419846908
Standard No. 085391125358
Music No. 112535 Warner Home Video
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