Roots - The Complete Series DVD


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His name was Kunta Kinte. Kidnapped from Africa enslaved in America in 1767, he refused to accept his slave name Toby. Heirs kept his heroic defiance alive, passing on his tale across generations until it reached a young boy growing up in Tennessee. His name was Alex Haley. Through the lineage of one family, Haley and his Pulitzer Prize - winning Roots told a story for all America and the world. Seen by 130 million viewers during its premiere telecast and the winner of dozens of awards, the David L. Wolper production remains an engrossing entertainment 30 years later. Embark on an unforgettable DVD journey.

Could there be a worthy follow-upto the most-watched miniseries ever? "We felt the other did so well," Alex Haley said, " that we should just let it hang there." But Alex began carrying around a tape recorder, dictating more of his family's tales as they came to his memory. Those remembrances filled 1,000-page transcript: raw material got Roots: The Next Generations.

Winner of the Emmy for Best Limited Series, this landmark continuation of a landmark event - with 53 stars and 235 speaking parts - "is in many respects a superior achievement," Newsweek said in comparing this to Roots. Even now, it has lost none of its dramatic and emotional power to make us confront history and examine ourselves. One man's family remains everyone's!


Product Details

  • Maya Angelou,
  • Ed Asner,
  • Lloyd Bridges,
  • Georg Brown,
  • Brad Davis
  • Various Directors
  • 2
Sound Information:
  • Dolby Digital
Number of Discs:
  • 9
Main Language:
  • English
Subtitle Languages:
  • English, English Hard Of Hearing

  • Roots
  • PG

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Quite some time ago Roots was a TV series and it was compulsive viewing for all. The story, in the days of the thirteen English American colonies, impresses with its perceived authenticity and really strikes the imagination. But the actual opening episodes deal with black people's lives in Africa before being taken as slaves. I am pleased to have found and made this purchase and, as I found quite some time ago now, for me it remains compulsive viewing again. Younger members of my family are also somewhat transfixed by the evolving story. Excellent value and a must have for anyones video library.

9 February 2012 by

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Just as good watching it the second time round. It is good having them on DVD so I don't have to wait a week for the next episode. My 9 year old son is enjoying the series - good educational film.

21 January 2012 by


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This programme was brilliant when it was on tv and great to rewatch at my leisure. Really well made too!

25 December 2011 by


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Wonderfu powerfull story which is a must for everyone..bought this for my mum as we watched it together when it was 1st aired on telly and it still has an amazing effect on us when we watch it now still together...great stuff

14 September 2010 by

You owe it to yourself!

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If you were not lucky enough to catch this when it first came out, you owe it to yourself to have a look now. One of my fave TV series of all time, truly one of the all time greats

31 August 2010 by

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A most compelling series that tells the story of a boy who although taken from all he knew, never forgot who he was and where he came from. His body although misused, beaten, stripped, broken, his spirit grew strong and he had a passion that many of the slaves born on the plantation lacked. It tells a story that must never be forgotten as it tells of a lost people who to this day do not know their roots and where they came from and even today the slave mentality still lives within them and within the people who first enslaved them. So that this may never be repeated. We must know the story and show it to our sons and daughters as it tells of real people who had feelings, passions, hopes and dreams just as any other man. It really is a must buy box set at such an unbeatable price too!

27 May 2010 by


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Roots is a must see for every family it shows humanity in various lights but also shows us how different we are and how alike we are also.Anyone watching this should always think on the past but look to better our future.

23 January 2010 by

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