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Roots: The Complete Miniseries

Roots: The Complete Miniseries
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Rating:


PG

Runtime:


2 Minutes

Overview:


The epic tale of celebrated Pulitzer-prize winning author Alex Haley's ancestors as portrayed in the acclaimed nine-and-a-half-hour mini-series Roots, was first told in his 1976 bestseller Roots: The Saga of an American Family. The docu-drama covers a period of history that begins in mid-1700s Gambia, West Africa and concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 years later. This 1977 miniseries eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.

Cast:

Ben Vereen
Carolyn Jones
Chuck Connors
Cicely Tyson
Edward Asner
Ji-Tu Cumbuka
John Amos
Lane Binkley
Lane Binkley
Leslie Uggams
Levar Burton
Lloyd Bridges
Lorne Greene
Louis Gossett, Jr.
Lynda Day George
Olivia Cole
Ralph Waite
Sandy Duncan
Scatman Crothers
Vic Morrow

Genres:

Drama
Mini-Series

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