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Roots, the next generations

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Full screen version.


English dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.


Debbie Allen, Barbara Barrie, Marlon Brando, James Broderick, Georg Stanford Brown, Irene Cara, Diahann Carroll, Bernie Casey, Lee Chamberlin, Michael Constantine, Robert Culp, James Daly, Olivia de Havilland, Ruby Dee, Damon Evans, Norman Fell, Henry Fonda, Al Freeman Jr., Slim Gaillard, Pam Grier, Rosey Grier, Andy Griffith, Dorian Harewood, Kene Holliday, Rafer Johnson, James Earl Jones, Paul Koslo, Avon Long, Claudia McNeil, Carmen McRae, Dina Merrill, Lynne Moody, Harry Morgan, Greg Morris, Roger E. Mosley, Gerald S. O'Loughlin, Beah Richards, Percy Rodrigues, John Rubinstein, Stan Shaw, Marc Singer, Richard Thomas, George Voskovec, Hal Williams, Paul Winfield.

Publication Information

Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2007]

Physical Description

4 videodiscs (688 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


Not rated.


Follows the Haley family from the post-Civil War era until the more contemporary but still turbulent time of the 1960s and '70s, when Alex himself begins his research into the discovery of his roots.


Title from container.

Based on "Roots" and "Search" and additional material by Alex Haley.

Developed for television by Ernest Kinoy.

Special features: Disc 4: Behind-the-scenes documentary "Roots: the next generations: the legacy continues."


  • Disc 1, Side A: Episode 1
  • Disc 1, Side B: Episode 2
  • Disc 2, Side A: Episode 3
  • Disc 2, Side B: Episode 4
  • Disc 3, Side A: Episode 5
  • Disc 3, Side B: Episode 6
  • Disc 4, Side A: Episode 7.

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