The Resource Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)

Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)

Label
Wonders of the African world
Title
Wonders of the African world
Statement of responsibility
Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr
Contributor
Subject
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
JAM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer Jonathan Hewes ; series producer, Ben Goold ; series consultant, David M. Anderson ; editors, Renée Edwards, Imogen Pollard, Trevor Williamson, Anne Dummett ; camera, Richard Ranken, Graham Smith, Gerry Piches ; music, Ishmael Pamphilla, Ayub Ogada ... [ et al.]
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator/guide: Henry Louis Gates, Jr
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Gates, Henry Louis
  • Colton, Nicola
  • Godwin, Nick
  • Wall to Wall Television
  • British Broadcasting Corporation
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
Runtime
360
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa
  • Africa
  • Nubia
  • Ghana
  • Benin
  • Slave trade
  • Slave trade
  • Mali
  • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city)
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe
  • Africa
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Originally broadcast on PBS
  • Taped off-air with permission on Feb. 9, 2000
  • Copyright date on credit screen : c1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[tape 1] Black kingdoms of the Nile / director, Nicola Colton (58:40) ; The Swahili coast / director, Nick Godwin (58:50) -- [tape 2] The slave kingdoms / Nicola Colton (59:00) ; The Holy Land / director, Nick Godwin (57:59) -- [tape 3] The road to Timbuktu / Nick Godwin (58:00) ; Lost cities of the South (59:00)
Control code
ocm43896383
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
3 videocassettes (ca. 360 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
"VHS."
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
Label
Wonders of the African world, Wall to Wall Television for BBC and PBS in association with ITEL ; written and presented by Henry Louis Gates, Jr, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Narrator's book of the same title published in 1999
  • Originally broadcast on PBS
  • Taped off-air with permission on Feb. 9, 2000
  • Copyright date on credit screen : c1998
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
[tape 1] Black kingdoms of the Nile / director, Nicola Colton (58:40) ; The Swahili coast / director, Nick Godwin (58:50) -- [tape 2] The slave kingdoms / Nicola Colton (59:00) ; The Holy Land / director, Nick Godwin (57:59) -- [tape 3] The road to Timbuktu / Nick Godwin (58:00) ; Lost cities of the South (59:00)
Control code
ocm43896383
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
3 videocassettes (ca. 360 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
sd., col.
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System details
"VHS."
Video recording format
VHS (1/2 in., videocassette)
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