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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

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

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
Member of
Cataloging source
VPL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Reading rainbow (Television program)
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burton, LeVar
  • Mannucci, Mark
  • Winter, Jeanette
  • Lancit Media Productions
  • Great Plains National Instructional Television Library
  • WNED-TV (Television station : Buffalo, N.Y.)
  • Great Plains National (Firm)
Runtime
30
Series statement
Reading rainbow
Series volume
96
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Public performance video
  • Fugitive slaves
  • Slavery
  • Underground Railroad
  • Slavery
  • Children
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
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
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
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Follow the drinking gourd -- LeVar talks about slavery -- Songs about slavery -- Review books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
126.096D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54112993
  • 974978
  • 1620795
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD
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
Distribution
Copyright
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
  • Videorecording
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Follow the drinking gourd -- LeVar talks about slavery -- Songs about slavery -- Review books
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (30 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
126.096D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm54112993
  • 974978
  • 1620795
System details
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Video recording format
DVD

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