The Resource Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow

Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow

Label
Roots
Title
Roots
Statement of responsibility
History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Costume designer
Director of photography
Distributor
Editor of moving image work
Presenter
Production company
Production designer
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
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Credits note
Costume designers, Ruth E. Carter ; music by Alex Heffes ; production designers, Ida Random ; directors of photography, Peter Menzies, Jr
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2016
Dewey number
791.45/75
Language note
English dialogue with optional Spanish subtitles and English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.R66 2016
PerformerNote
Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Chris Obi, Babatunde Olusanmokun, James Purefoy, Forest Whitaker, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Simona Brown, Tony Curran, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Katie McGuinness, Emayatzy Corinealdi, E'Myri Lee Crutchfield, G. Hannelius, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mandela van Peebles, Shannon Lucio, Chad L. Coleman, Regé-Jean Page, Anika Noni Rose, Michael James Shaw, Erica Tazel, Brett Rice, Mark Rolston, Lane Garrison, Tip 'TI' Harris, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, Sedale Threatt, Jr
Runtime
389
Technique
live action
Label
Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Special feature: Disc 3. 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. Night 1 / starring Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Chris Obi, Babatunde Olusanmokun, James Purefoy, Forest Whitaker, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Simona Brown, Tony Curran, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Katie McGuinness ; costume designers, Ruth E. Carter, Diana Cilliers ; music by Alex Heffes, Philip Miller ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor ; production designers, Ida Random, Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson ; director of photography, Sharone Meir ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal ; directed by Phillip Noyce -- Night 2 / starring Emayatzy Corinealdi, E'Myri Lee Crutchfield, G. Hannelius, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mandela van Peebles, Shannon Lucio ; edited by James D. Wilcox ; director of photography, Peter Menzies, Jr. ; teleplay by Alison McDonald ; directed by Mario Van Peebles
  • Disc 2. Night 3 / starring Chad L. Coleman, Regé-Jean Page, Anika Noni Rose, Michael James Shaw, Erica Tazel, Brett Rice, Mark Rolston ; edited by Neil Mandelberg ; teleplay by Charles Murray ; directed by Thomas Carter -- Night 4 / starring Lane Garrison, Tip 'TI' Harris, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, Sedale Threatt, Jr. ; edited by David Beatty ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal ; directed by Bruce Beresford -- disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 389 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
49983
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)953420848
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots, History presents ; an A+E Studios production ; in association with Marc Toberoff Productions and the Wolper Organization ; producers, Ann Kindberg ; produced by Alissa M. Kantrow
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Title from title frame
  • Based on Alex Haley's best selling novel
  • Special feature: Disc 3. 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. Night 1 / starring Laurence Fishburne, Matthew Goode, Malachi Kirby, Derek Luke, Chris Obi, Babatunde Olusanmokun, James Purefoy, Forest Whitaker, Kedar Williams-Stirling, Simona Brown, Tony Curran, Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Katie McGuinness ; costume designers, Ruth E. Carter, Diana Cilliers ; music by Alex Heffes, Philip Miller ; edited by Martin Nicholson, Greg Babor ; production designers, Ida Random, Jonathan Hely-Hutchinson ; director of photography, Sharone Meir ; producers, Ann Kindberg, Cheryl Eatock ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal ; directed by Phillip Noyce -- Night 2 / starring Emayatzy Corinealdi, E'Myri Lee Crutchfield, G. Hannelius, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, Mandela van Peebles, Shannon Lucio ; edited by James D. Wilcox ; director of photography, Peter Menzies, Jr. ; teleplay by Alison McDonald ; directed by Mario Van Peebles
  • Disc 2. Night 3 / starring Chad L. Coleman, Regé-Jean Page, Anika Noni Rose, Michael James Shaw, Erica Tazel, Brett Rice, Mark Rolston ; edited by Neil Mandelberg ; teleplay by Charles Murray ; directed by Thomas Carter -- Night 4 / starring Lane Garrison, Tip 'TI' Harris, Anna Paquin, Mekhi Phifer, Sedale Threatt, Jr. ; edited by David Beatty ; teleplay by Lawrence Konner & Mark Rosenthal ; directed by Bruce Beresford -- disc 3. Bonus feature: Roots: a history revealed
Control code
ocn953420848
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 389 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Number of discs, special features, and language options may vary by copy.
Other control number
031398247586
Other physical details
DVD video, sound, color
Physical substance
DVD video
Publisher number
49983
Recording technique
stamping
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)953420848
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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