Roots. Discs 1-2 David L. Wolper Productions ; Warner Bros. Television ; produced by Stan Margulies ; written by William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee ; directed by Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, David Greene, Gilbert Moses.

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  • Additional Information
    • Notes:
      Cinematography, Stevan Larner, Joseph M. Wilcots ; editors, James T. Heckert, Peter Kirby, Neil Travis ; original music, Gerald Fried, Quincy Jones ; costume designer, Jack Martell.
    • Publication Information:
      30th anniversary ed.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Follows several generations in the lives of a slave family. The saga 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, when Kunte Kinte's grandson gains his emancipation.
    • Content Notes:
      Disc 1: side A, episode 1 -- Disc 1: side B, episode 2.
    • Content Notes:
      Disc 2: side A, episode 3 -- Disc 2: side B, episode 4.
    • Notes:
      Cast: Maya Angelou, LeVar Burton, Edward Asner, O.J. Simpson, Ralph Waite, Louis Gossett Jr., Robert Reed, Lorne Green, Lynda Day George, Vic Morrow, John Amos, Sandy Duncan, Leslie Uggams, George Hamilton, Richard Roundtree, Ben Vereen, Lloyd Bridges, Georg Stanford Brown, Cicely Tyson.
    • Notes:
      Based on the novel by Alex Haley.
      DVD release of the original ABC television broadcast, January, 1977.
      Special features: Disc 4: "Crossing over: how Roots captivated an entire nation" newly created featurette ; "Roots: one year later" documentary ; audio commentary from key cast members including LeVar Burton, Cicely Tyson, and Ed Asner.
      Not rated.
      DVD ; region 1 ; full screen (1.33:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital.
      Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
      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.
    • Other Titles:
      Roots (Television program)
    • ISBN:
      1419850210
      9781419850219
    • Accession Number:
      085391144854
    • Accession Number:
      ocn136973490
      136973490
    • Accession Number:
      fay.316815
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      MARGULIES, S. et al. Roots. 30th anniversary ed. [s. l.]: Warner Home Video, 2007. ISBN 1419850210. Disponível em: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815. Acesso em: 22 set. 2020.
    • AMA:
      Margulies S, Blinn W, Cohen MC, et al. Roots. 30th anniversary ed. Warner Home Video; 2007. Accessed September 22, 2020. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815
    • APA:
      Margulies, S., Blinn, W., Cohen, M. C., Kinoy, E., Lee, J., Chomsky, M. J., Erman, J., Greene, D., Moses, G., Angelou, M., Burton, L., Asner, E., Simpson, O. J., Waite, R., Gossett, L., Reed, R., Green, L., George, L. D., Morrow, V., … Haley, A. (2007). Roots (30th anniversary ed.). Warner Home Video.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      Margulies, Stan, William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee, Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, et al. 2007. Roots. 30th anniversary ed. Warner Home Video. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815.
    • Harvard:
      Margulies, S. et al. (2007) Roots. 30th anniversary ed. Warner Home Video. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815 (Accessed: 22 September 2020).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      Margulies, S, Blinn, W, Cohen, MC, Kinoy, E, Lee, J, Chomsky, MJ, Erman, J, Greene, D, Moses, G, Angelou, M, Burton, L, Asner, E, Simpson, OJ, Waite, R, Gossett, L, Reed, R, Green, L, George, LD, Morrow, V, Amos, J, Duncan, S, Uggams, L, Hamilton, G, Roundtree, R, Vereen, B, Bridges, L, Brown, GS, Tyson, C, Fried, G, Jones, Q & Haley, A 2007, Roots, 30th anniversary ed., Warner Home Video, viewed 22 September 2020, .
    • MLA:
      Margulies, Stan, et al. Roots. 30th anniversary ed., Warner Home Video, 2007. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      Margulies, Stan, William Blinn, M. Charles Cohen, Ernest Kinoy, James Lee, Marvin J. Chomsky, John Erman, et al. Roots. 30th anniversary ed. Warner Home Video, 2007. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      Margulies S, Blinn W, Cohen MC, Kinoy E, Lee J, Chomsky MJ, et al. Roots [Internet]. 30th anniversary ed. Warner Home Video; 2007 [cited 2020 Sep 22]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.316815