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The Resource Wonders of the African world : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., produced by Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton (Slave Kingdoms, Black Kingdoms), Nick Godwin (Holy Land, Timbuktu, Swahili), Helena Appio (Lost Cities)

Wonders of the African world : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., produced by Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton (Slave Kingdoms, Black Kingdoms), Nick Godwin (Holy Land, Timbuktu, Swahili), Helena Appio (Lost Cities)

Label
Wonders of the African world : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Title
Wonders of the African world
Title remainder
with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
Statement of responsibility
produced by Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton (Slave Kingdoms, Black Kingdoms), Nick Godwin (Holy Land, Timbuktu, Swahili), Helena Appio (Lost Cities)
Contributor
Composer
Editor of moving image work
Narrator
Presenter
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This documentary presents Henry Louis Gates, Jr. on a journey from Zanzibar to Timbuktu, the Nile River Valley to Great Zimbabwe, the slave coast of Guinea to the medieval monasteries of Ethiopia in search of the lost wonders of the African world
Related
Cataloging source
RIU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Jonathan Hewes ; series producer, Ben Goold. ; editors, Trevor Williamson (Timbuktu, Holy Land, Swahili) [and others] ; music, Tama (Timbuktu) [and others]
Dewey number
960
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English, 2.0 stereo; Closed-captioned
LC call number
  • DT14
  • DT14
LC item number
  • .G3852 2011
  • .W66 2011
PerformerNote
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Tama
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Goold, Ben
  • Colton, Nicola
  • Godwin, Nick
  • Appio, Helena
  • Hewes, Jonathan
  • Williamson, Trevor
  • Wall to Wall Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • ITEL (Firm)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
330
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  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Civilization
  • Manners and customs
  • Travel
  • Africa
Technique
live action
Label
Wonders of the African world : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., produced by Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton (Slave Kingdoms, Black Kingdoms), Nick Godwin (Holy Land, Timbuktu, Swahili), Helena Appio (Lost Cities)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Issued in one container
  • Originally produced for television in 1998
  • Bonus DVD features: six exclusive musical performances not seen in the PBS broadcast
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[disc 1] The black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast ; bonus DVD features (106 min.) -- [disc 2] The slave kingdoms ; The Holy Land (106 mins.) -- [disc 3] The road to Timbuktu ; Lost cities of the South (106 mins.)
Control code
ocn731202281
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 330 min.)
Isbn
9780793697069
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887002073
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WOAF600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o731202281
  • (OCoLC)731202281
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC, full screen, stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Wonders of the African world : with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., produced by Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. ; directors, Nicola Colton (Slave Kingdoms, Black Kingdoms), Nick Godwin (Holy Land, Timbuktu, Swahili), Helena Appio (Lost Cities)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Issued in one container
  • Originally produced for television in 1998
  • Bonus DVD features: six exclusive musical performances not seen in the PBS broadcast
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
[disc 1] The black kingdoms of the Nile ; The Swahili coast ; bonus DVD features (106 min.) -- [disc 2] The slave kingdoms ; The Holy Land (106 mins.) -- [disc 3] The road to Timbuktu ; Lost cities of the South (106 mins.)
Control code
ocn731202281
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
3 videodiscs (approximately 330 min.)
Isbn
9780793697069
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887002073
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
WOAF600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o731202281
  • (OCoLC)731202281
System details
DVD; Region 1, NTSC, full screen, stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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