Roots. Disc 1
Title
Roots. Disc 1

Uniform Title
Roots (Television program : 1977)

Edition
30th anniversary ed.

Publication Information
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2007]

Physical Description
1 videodisc (191 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.

General Note
DVD format.
 
Based on the novel by Alex Haley.
 
Originally broadcast on ABC, January 1977.

Contents
Disc 1: Side A, Episode 1 -- Side B, Episode 2

Abstract
Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The sage begins with Kunta Kinte, a West African youth captured by slave raiders and shipped to America in the 1700s. The family is depicted up until the Civil War where Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.

Reading Level
Not rated.

Subject
African American families -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Slavery -- United States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Television mini-series -- Video recordings.
 
Made-for-TV movies -- Video recordings.
 
Historical television programs -- Video recordings.
 
Biographical television programs -- Video recordings.
 
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
 
DVD videodiscs.

Geographic Term
Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Southern States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama -- Video recordings.
 
Confederate States of America -- History -- Drama -- Video recordings.

Added Author
Margulies, Stan.
 
Blinn, William.
 
Cohen, M. Charles.
 
Kinoy, Ernest.
 
Lee, James, 1923-2002.
 
Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929-
 
Erman, John, 1935-
 
Greene, David, 1921-2003.
 
Moses, Gilbert.
 
Angelou, Maya.
 
Burton, LeVar.
 
Asner, Edward.
 
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
 
Waite, Ralph, 1928-
 
Gossett, Louis, 1936-
 
Reed, Robert, 1932-1992.
 
Green, Lorne.
 
George, Lynda Day.
 
Morrow, Vic, 1931-1982.
 
Amos, John, 1939-
 
Duncan, Sandy, 1946-
 
Uggams, Leslie.
 
Hamilton, George, 1939-
 
Roundtree, Richard, 1942-
 
Vereen, Ben.
 
Bridges, Lloyd.
 
Brown, Georg Stanford.
 
Tyson, Cicely.
 
Fried, Gerald.
 
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
 
Haley, Alex.

Added Corporate Author
Wolper Productions.
 
Warner Bros. Television.
 
Warner Home Video (Firm)


LibraryCollectionMaterial TypeCall NumberStatus
New Harmony BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) 791.43 Roots (1977)Checked In
Washington BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) Roots (Disc 1) (1977)Due 5/28/20
St. George BranchDigital Video DiscDigital Video Disc(DVD) Roots (1977) Disc 1Checked In