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The Resource Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)

Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)

Label
Follow the drinking gourd
Title
Follow the drinking gourd
Statement of responsibility
produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad by following directions in a song "The drinking gourd". Other segments include: LeVar talks about slavery: LeVar introduces students to the history, heroes, stories, and music of the African American culture which emerged from slavery ; Songs about slavery: the a capella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock, perform and share their historical knowledge of slavery
Member of
Cataloging source
VPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Reading rainbow (Television program)
Credits note
Associate producers: Kathy Kinsner, Stacey Raider, Ellen Doherty, Robin Fogelman ; editors, James C. Wright, Jimmy Drakoulias ; book art adapted by Oscar & Janet Rojas, photographed by Loren Dolezal ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc
Dewey number
791.45/72
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
LC call number
PN1992.77
LC item number
.F65 2003
PerformerNote
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Keith David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Mannucci, Mark
  • Winter, Jeanette
  • Lancit Media Productions
  • Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
  • WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • Great Plains National (Firm)
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • Children
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Follow the drinking gourd / by Jeanette Winter : Alfred A. Knopf, c1988
  • DVD release of the 1993 production
  • Includes short reviews by children of the following books: Shake it to the one that you love the best: play songs and lullabies from Black musical traditions, collected and adapted by Cheryl Warren Mattox ; A picture book of Harriet Tubman by David A. Adler ; Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Follow the drinking gourd -- LeVar talks about slavery -- Songs about slavery -- Review books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
713974926749
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
126.096D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM54112993
  • (OCoLC)54112993
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
Public Performance Video.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Follow the drinking gourd / by Jeanette Winter : Alfred A. Knopf, c1988
  • DVD release of the 1993 production
  • Includes short reviews by children of the following books: Shake it to the one that you love the best: play songs and lullabies from Black musical traditions, collected and adapted by Cheryl Warren Mattox ; A picture book of Harriet Tubman by David A. Adler ; Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Follow the drinking gourd -- LeVar talks about slavery -- Songs about slavery -- Review books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
713974926749
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
126.096D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • OCM54112993
  • (OCoLC)54112993
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
Public Performance Video.
Video recording format
DVD

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