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Roots: The Next Generations 

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The dramatization of Alex Haley's family line from post Civil War America to the writer's search for his roots.

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Ernest Kinoy
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1979  
Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Series cast summary:
Debbi Morgan ...  Elizabeth Harvey / ... 6 episodes, 1979
Dorian Harewood ...  Simon Haley 5 episodes, 1979
Paul Koslo ...  Earl Crowther 4 episodes, 1979
Stan Shaw ...  Will Palmer 4 episodes, 1979
Marc Singer ...  Andy Warner 4 episodes, 1979
Lynn Hamilton ...  Cousin Georgia Anderson 4 episodes, 1979
Fay Hauser ...  Carrie Warner / ... 4 episodes, 1979
Irene Cara ...  Bertha Palmer Haley 3 episodes, 1979
Ruby Dee ...  Queen Haley 3 episodes, 1979
Henry Fonda ...  Colonel Frederick Warner 3 episodes, 1979
Richard Thomas ...  Jim Warner 3 episodes, 1979
Bever-Leigh Banfield ...  Cynthia Palmer 3 episodes, 1979
Georg Stanford Brown ...  Tom Harvey 2 episodes, 1979
Olivia de Havilland ...  Mrs. Warner 2 episodes, 1979
Lynne Moody ...  Irene Harvey 2 episodes, 1979
Beah Richards ...  Cynthia Palmer 2 episodes, 1979
Kathleen Doyle ...  Lucy Damson 2 episodes, 1979
Don Keefer ...  Hapgood / ... 2 episodes, 1979
Royce Wallace Royce Wallace ...  Minnie 2 episodes, 1979
Damu King Damu King ...  Corporal / ... 2 episodes, 1979
Marcus Chong ...  Frankie Warner 2 episodes, 1979
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This series continues the story of Alex Haley's family line from the Post American Civil War era to Alex Haley's geneological search to discover his roots. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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The true story of one family, from Chicken George to Alex Haley...Through four generations, a century of American history, two World Wars to our own times...and back to Africa, where it all began. See more »

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Drama | History | War

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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Mandingo

Release Date:

18 February 1979 (USA) See more »

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Roots: The Next Generations See more »

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Mono

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Color

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1.33 : 1
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Ruby Dee (Queen Haley) and Ossie Davis (Dad Jones) were married in real-life from December 9, 1948, until his death on February 4, 2005. See more »

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Followed by Roots: The Gift (1988) See more »

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Excellent
23 May 2017 | by poppaleonSee all my reviews

If you're an instructor of History or Anthropology, as a visual recording of historical facts; viewing the entire Roots collection (including "Queen") is imperative.

It is also entertaining to see how the lives of people in these movies evolved.


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