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The Resource Roots of resistance : the story of the Underground Railroad, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (DVD)

Roots of resistance : the story of the Underground Railroad, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (DVD)

Label
Roots of resistance : the story of the Underground Railroad
Title
Roots of resistance
Title remainder
the story of the Underground Railroad
Statement of responsibility
a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Film editor
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Recounts the story of the underground railroad through narratives of escaped slaves. Includes interviews with descendants of slaves and slave holders, who describe the personal danger and terrible risk involved in each slave's departure
Member of
NLngAtvqSUE
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
American experience (Television program)
Credits note
Editor, Gail Yasunaga ; director of photography, Michael Chin
Dewey number
973.7/115
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: Ruby Dee ; voice of Frederick Douglass, Ivan Dixon
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1951-
  • 1931-2008
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Bagwell, Orlando
  • Bellows, Susan
  • Thomas, Theodore
  • Dee, Ruby
  • Dixon, Ivan
  • Yasunaga, Gail
  • Chin, Michael
  • ROJA Productions
  • WGBH Educational Foundation
  • WGBH Video (Firm)
Runtime
56
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Freedmen
  • Underground Railroad
  • Fugitive slaves
  • African Americans
  • United States
  • Freedmen
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • African Americans
  • Freedmen
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Underground Railroad
  • United States
Technique
live action
Label
Roots of resistance : the story of the Underground Railroad, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 2005 as a segment of the television program, American Experience
  • Special features: DVD-ROM access to American Experience web site
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm78806237
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593754754
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421400894
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)78806237
System details
  • DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC
  • Enhanced DVD
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM features: Computer capable of playing DVD movies; Windows 95 or higher (or a Mac with 0S 9.0 or higher). Will not work in a CD-ROM drive
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Roots of resistance : the story of the Underground Railroad, a Roja Productions film for American Experience ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced and directed by Orlando Bagwell ; co-produced by Susan Bellows ; written by Theodore Thomas, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast in 2005 as a segment of the television program, American Experience
  • Special features: DVD-ROM access to American Experience web site
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm78806237
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 56 min.)
Isbn
9781593754754
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
783421400894
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WG40089
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)78806237
System details
  • DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital, NTSC
  • Enhanced DVD
  • System requirements for DVD-ROM features: Computer capable of playing DVD movies; Windows 95 or higher (or a Mac with 0S 9.0 or higher). Will not work in a CD-ROM drive
Video recording format
DVD

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