Roots

Format: DVD 2007
Availability: Available at 15 Libraries 17 of 18 copies
Available (16)
Location Collection Call #
Andrew Carnegie Free Library Video DVD-ROOTS
Location  Andrew Carnegie Free Library
 
Collection  Video
 
Call Number  DVD-ROOTS
 
 
Brentwood Library Audiovisual DVD TV Roots 30th Anniversar Edition
Location  Brentwood Library
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Call Number  DVD TV Roots 30th Anniversar Edition
 
 
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series DVD Roots
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series
 
Call Number  DVD Roots
 
 
CLP - Main Library Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series DVD Roots
Location  CLP - Main Library
 
Collection  Second Floor Film & Audio - TV Series
 
Call Number  DVD Roots
 
 
Carnegie Library of Homestead AV DVD Root
Location  Carnegie Library of Homestead
 
Collection  AV
 
Call Number  DVD Root
 
 
Community Library of Castle Shannon DVD DVD 791.45 Roots (4)
Location  Community Library of Castle Shannon
 
Collection  DVD
 
Call Number  DVD 791.45 Roots (4)
 
 
Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg Audio Visual DVD ROO
Location  Cooper-Siegel Community Library - Sharpsburg
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  DVD ROO
 
 
F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library DVD DVD ROOTS
Location  F.O.R. Sto-Rox Library
 
Collection  DVD
 
Call Number  DVD ROOTS
 
 
Green Tree Public Library Adult DVD DVD TV ROOTS
Location  Green Tree Public Library
 
Collection  Adult DVD
 
Call Number  DVD TV ROOTS
 
 
Jefferson Hills Public Library Audio Visual DVD ROO
Location  Jefferson Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Visual
 
Call Number  DVD ROO
 
 
Mt. Lebanon Public Library Movies DVD ROOTS
Location  Mt. Lebanon Public Library
 
Collection  Movies
 
Call Number  DVD ROOTS
 
 
North Versailles Public Library DVD NVDVD 1564 SERIES
Location  North Versailles Public Library
 
Collection  DVD
 
Call Number  NVDVD 1564 SERIES
 
 
Northland Public Library Audio Video TV ROOTS, 30TH (DVD)
Location  Northland Public Library
 
Collection  Audio Video
 
Call Number  TV ROOTS, 30TH (DVD)
 
 
Pleasant Hills Public Library Videos DVD Roots
Location  Pleasant Hills Public Library
 
Collection  Videos
 
Call Number  DVD Roots
 
 
Sewickley Public Library AV - Television Series DVD ROO
Location  Sewickley Public Library
 
Collection  AV - Television Series
 
Call Number  DVD ROO
 
 
South Park Library Television Series DVD ROO COMPLETE SERIES
Location  South Park Library
 
Collection  Television Series
 
Call Number  DVD ROO COMPLETE SERIES
 
 
 
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CLP - Main Library Pennsylvania Dept. - Warehouse PENNA r DVD R
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Collection  Pennsylvania Dept. - Warehouse
 
Call Number  PENNA r DVD R
 
 
 
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Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale Audiovisual IN TRANSIT
Location  Carnegie Free Library of Swissvale
 
Collection  Audiovisual
 
Status  IN TRANSIT
 
 
Summary
A complete version of Alex Haley's saga following a black man's search for his heritage, revealing an epic panorama of America's past. A new bonus disc includes: The Triumph of Roots; Roots: One Year Later; and more.
Additional Information
Subjects African American families -- Drama.
Slavery -- United States -- Drama.
Slaveholders -- Southern States -- Drama.
African Americans -- History -- To 1863 -- Drama.
Southern States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Drama.
Southern States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Drama.
Confederate States of America -- History -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Television serials.
Historical films.
Biographical television programs.
Publisher Burbank, CA :Warner Home Video,2007
Edition 30th anniversary ed., standard version.
Other Titles Roots.
Contributors Blinn, William.
Cohen, M. Charles.
Kinoy, Ernest.
Lee, James, 1923-2002.
Margulies, Stan.
Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929-
Angelou, Maya.
Burton, LeVar.
Asner, Edward.
Simpson, O. J., 1947-
Waite, Ralph, 1928-2014.
Gossett, Louis, Jr., 1936-
Reed, Robert, 1932-1992.
Greene, 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. Roots.
Wolper Productions.
Warner Bros. Television.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Participants/Performers Maya Angelou, LeVar Burton, Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Reed, Lorne Greene, Lynda Day George, Vic Morrow, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, George Hamilton, Richard Roundtree, Ben Vereen, Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, Cicely Tyson.
Other Contributors Music by, Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones.
Audience Not rated.
Language English
In English and Spanish; English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes Title from container.
DVD release of the original ABC television broadcast, January, 1977.
Based on the novel by Alex Haley.
Special features: All new 2007 documentary; Disc 4 - "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation"; 2002 documentary "Remembering Roots"; "Roots: one year later" hosted by Louis Gossett Jr.; cast/crew commentaries with video option.
System Details DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
Awards Golden Globes (USA), 1978: Best TV-Series - Drama.
Emmy Awards, 1977: Outstanding Achievement in Film Sound Editing for a Series ; Outstanding Achievement in Music Composition for a Series (Dramatic Underscore) ; Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series ; Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series ; Outstanding Lead Actor for a Single Appearance in a Drama or Comedy Series ; Outstanding Limited Series ; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actor in a Comedy or Drama Series ; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series ; Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series.
Description 7 videodiscs (573 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN 9781419850219
1419850210
9780780667167
0780667166
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