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The Resource Finding your roots, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media ; director/producer John Maggio ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)

Finding your roots, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media ; director/producer John Maggio ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)

Label
Finding your roots
Title
Finding your roots
Statement of responsibility
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media ; director/producer John Maggio ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Film editor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This 10-part series, with the renowned cultural critic and Harvard scholar Henry Louis Gates, Jr., delves into the genealogy and genetics of famous Americans, combining history and science in a fascinating exploration of race, family and identity in today's America. Professor Gates shakes loose captivating stories and surprises in the family trees of Kevin Bacon, Robert Downey, Jr., Branford Marsalis, John Legend, Martha Stewart, Barbara Walters and Rick Warren, among many others
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Michael Bacon ; editor, Seth Bomse ; directors of photography, Samuel Russell, Stephen McCarthy
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
LC call number
CS16
LC item number
.F56 2012
PerformerNote
With Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Bomse, Seth
  • Russell, Samuel
  • McCarthy, Stephen
  • Bacon Brothers
  • PBS Home Video
  • Kunhardt McGee Productions
  • Inkwell Films (Firm)
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Runtime
600
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Genealogy
  • Celebrities
  • Celebrities
  • Genealogy
  • United States
  • United States
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Finding your roots, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media ; director/producer John Maggio ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[Disc 1]. Harry Connick, Jr./Branford Marsalis -- Cory Booker/John Lewis -- Barbara Walters/Geoffrey Canada -- Kevin Bacon/Kyra Sedgwick -- [Disc 2]. Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi -- Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr. -- Samuel L. Jackson/Condoleezza Rice/Ruth Simmons -- [Disc 3]. Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stuart -- John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper -- Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (600 min.)
Isbn
9781608836574
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887016605
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FIYO600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1471154
  • (OCoLC)794940342
  • (OCoLC)ocn794940342
  • 1471154
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Finding your roots, with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; a film by Kunhardt McGee Productions, Inkwell Films, and WNET ; in association with Ark Media ; director/producer John Maggio ; executive producers, Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ... [et al.] ; senior producer, Rachel Dretzin ; writer, Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[Disc 1]. Harry Connick, Jr./Branford Marsalis -- Cory Booker/John Lewis -- Barbara Walters/Geoffrey Canada -- Kevin Bacon/Kyra Sedgwick -- [Disc 2]. Angela Buchdahl/Rick Warren/Yasir Qadhi -- Maggie Gyllenhaal/Robert Downey, Jr. -- Samuel L. Jackson/Condoleezza Rice/Ruth Simmons -- [Disc 3]. Sanjay Gupta/Margaret Cho/Martha Stuart -- John Legend/Wanda Sykes/Margarett Cooper -- Michelle Rodriguez/Adrian Grenier/Linda Chavez
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
3 videodiscs (600 min.)
Isbn
9781608836574
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887016605
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
FIYO600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 1471154
  • (OCoLC)794940342
  • (OCoLC)ocn794940342
  • 1471154
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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