The Resource Roots, directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)

Roots, directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • dan
  • fin
  • nor
  • swe
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • ita
  • spa
  • fre
  • ita
  • dut
  • eng
Summary
Based on Alex Haley's best-selling novel about his African ancestors, that followed several generations in the lives of a slave family
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
English, Spanish, French or Italian dialogue; Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian or Swedish subtitles; subtitled in English for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH). (Some language choices not listed on container.)
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R668 2016
PerformerNote
LeVar Burton, John Amos, Ben Vereen, Cicely Tyson, Thalmus Rasulala, Edward Asner, Ralph Waite, Lorne Greene, Vic Morrow, Chuck Connors, John Schuck, Leslie Uggams, Robert Reed, Lou Gossett, Madge Sinclair, Olivia Cole
Runtime
587
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Roots, directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)
Label
Roots, directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses, (videorecording)
Publication
Distribution
Note
  • Title from disc surface
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1977
  • Special features: The American story continues; the cast looks back; Crossing over; Connecting with the past; The struggle to make roots; Levar Burton: Original screen test; Alex Haley interview by David Frost; Roots, one year later
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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. Episodes 1-3 -- Disc 2. Episodes 4-6 -- Disc 3. Episodes 7-8
Control code
ocn947734143
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
40th anniversary edition, Fullscreen edition.
Extent
3 videodiscs (587 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929525096
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • 1000586942
  • 3000067384
  • 3000067385
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a1798441
  • (OCoLC)947734143
  • (CaAE) o947734143
System details
Blu-ray; requires Blu-ray player; 1080i High Definition; Dolby Digital 2.0 (English, Francais, Espanol); DTS-HD Master Audio. (Aspect ratio incorrectly identified as 1.78:1 widescreen on packaging.)
Video recording format
Blu-ray disc

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