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Follow the Drinking Gourd

(DVD - 2003 )
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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.
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
Title: Follow the drinking gourd
[videorecording]
Publisher: Lincoln, NE : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, c2003
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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Notes: 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
Contents: Follow the drinking gourd
LeVar talks about slavery
Songs about slavery
Review books
Credits: 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.
Performers: Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Keith David.
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.
System Details: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital
Terms Of Use: Public Performance Video
Other Language: English soundtrack; English subtitles; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Fugitive slaves United States Juvenile drama Slavery United States Juvenile drama Underground Railroad Juvenile drama Slavery Songs and music Juvenile drama Children Books and reading Juvenile drama Fugitive slaves Drama Slavery United States Drama Underground railroad Drama
Genre/Form: Children's videos
Animated videos
DVD (Digital video discs)
Children's television programs
Topical Term: Fugitive slaves
Slavery
Underground Railroad
Slavery
Children
Fugitive slaves
Slavery
Underground railroad
Publisher No: 126.096D
Branch Call Number: J DVD TV F
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