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The Resource Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD)

Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD)

Label
Wonders of the African world
Title
Wonders of the African world
Statement of responsibility
Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world
Related
Cataloging source
HHD
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer Jonathan Hewes ; series producer, Ben Goold
Dewey number
916.04328
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Goold, Ben
  • Colton, Nicola
  • Godwin, Nick
  • Appio, Helena
  • Wall to Wall Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
330
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Civilization
  • Manners and customs
  • Travel
  • Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2000
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Bonus DVD features: six exclusive musical performances not seen in the PBS broadcast
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[disc 1]. Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast -- [disc 2]. The slave kingdoms ; The Holy Land -- [disc 3]. The road to Timbuktu ; Lost cities of the South
Control code
ocm70126181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 330 min.)
Isbn
9780793697069
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887002073
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WOAF600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70126181
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen; 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton, Nick Godwin, Helena Appio, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 2000
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Bonus DVD features: six exclusive musical performances not seen in the PBS broadcast
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
[disc 1]. Black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast -- [disc 2]. The slave kingdoms ; The Holy Land -- [disc 3]. The road to Timbuktu ; Lost cities of the South
Control code
ocm70126181
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 330 min.)
Isbn
9780793697069
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887002073
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
WOAF600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)70126181
System details
DVD, NTSC, region 1, full screen; 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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