The Resource Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)

Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)

Label
Follow the drinking gourd
Title
Follow the drinking gourd
Statement of responsibility
produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Runaway slaves journey north along the Underground Railroad by following directions in a song "The drinking gourd". Other segments include: LeVar talks about slavery: LeVar introduces students to the history, heroes, stories, and music of the African American culture which emerged from slavery ; Songs about slavery: the a capella group, Sweet Honey in the Rock, perform and share their historical knowledge of slavery
Related
Cataloging source
VPL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Associate producers: Kathy Kinsner, Stacey Raider, Ellen Doherty, Robin Fogelman ; editors, James C. Wright, Jimmy Drakoulias ; book art adapted by Oscar & Janet Rojas, photographed by Loren Dolezal ; opening animation by Ovation Films, Inc
Dewey number
791.45/72
PerformerNote
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Keith David
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
96
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
Follow the drinking gourd, produced by Lancit Media Productions, Ltd., a production of GPN/Nebraska ETV Network and WNED-TV Buffalo ; produced by Jill Gluckson ; written by Steve Conner, Charlie Rice ; executive producers, Twila C. Liggett, Tony Buttino ; directed by Mark Mannucci, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the book: Follow the drinking gourd / by Jeanette Winter : Alfred A. Knopf, c1988
  • DVD release of the 1993 production
  • Includes short reviews by children of the following books: Shake it to the one that you love the best: play songs and lullabies from Black musical traditions, collected and adapted by Cheryl Warren Mattox ; A picture book of Harriet Tubman by David A. Adler ; Sweet Clara and the freedom quilt by Deborah Hopkinson
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • O2_OLMP-NE
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Follow the drinking gourd -- LeVar talks about slavery -- Songs about slavery -- Review books
Control code
ocm54112993
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
126.096D
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
  • u728033
  • LDR509 20060307155718.0 RSA BPL
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)54112993
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Terms governing use
Public Performance Video.
Video recording format
DVD

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