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The Resource Rough crossings, written and presented by Simon Schama ; produced and directed by Steven Condie ; a co-production of BBC and Thirteen/WNET New York, (videorecording)

Rough crossings, written and presented by Simon Schama ; produced and directed by Steven Condie ; a co-production of BBC and Thirteen/WNET New York, (videorecording)

Label
Rough crossings
Title
Rough crossings
Statement of responsibility
written and presented by Simon Schama ; produced and directed by Steven Condie ; a co-production of BBC and Thirteen/WNET New York
Contributor
Actor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Tells the story of the struggle for freedom by thousands of African-American ex-slaves who fled Southern plantations to fight behind British lines in the American War of Independence. Follows their dream of a journey to freedom in bone-chilling Nova Scotia and Sierra Leone. Features the stories of Englishman John Clarkson, a passionate advocate of the abolition of slavery, and two African men, Thomas Peters and David George, who escaped slavery in a quest for freedom
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Neville Kidd ; editor, Ben Stark ; music, Jason Yarde
Dewey number
326.0973
Language note
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
E448
LC item number
.R68 2008
PerformerNote
Joseph Marcell, Stephen Campbell Moore, Leo Wringer
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Schama, Simon
  • Condie, Steven
  • Marcell, Joseph
  • Moore, Stephen Campbell
  • Wringer, Leo
  • WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
Runtime
84
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Slavery
  • African Americans
Technique
live action
Label
Rough crossings, written and presented by Simon Schama ; produced and directed by Steven Condie ; a co-production of BBC and Thirteen/WNET New York, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2007
  • Anamorphic widescreen format; Dolby digital stereo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn213415918
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.)
Isbn
9781419864957
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929004089
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000014537
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213415918
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Rough crossings, written and presented by Simon Schama ; produced and directed by Steven Condie ; a co-production of BBC and Thirteen/WNET New York, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • DVD format, widescreen version
  • Originally broadcast on television in 2007
  • Anamorphic widescreen format; Dolby digital stereo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocn213415918
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 84 min.)
Isbn
9781419864957
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883929004089
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
3000014537
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)213415918
System details
DVD, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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