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Roots: The Next Generations

Roots: The Next Generations(1979)

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Brief Synopsis

The unparalleled success of "Roots" in 1977 prompted this continuation of Alex Haley's saga, beginning with the events where its predecessor ended in 1882 and bringing the story to the present with James Earl Jones playing Haley and Marlon Brando as American Nazi leader George Lincoln Rockwell, who

Like its predecessor, "Roots: The Next Generations" was an Emmy Award winner as Outstanding Limited Series, with other nominations also going to Ruby Dee as Outstanding Supporting actress, to Al Freeman Jr. and Paul Winfield as Outstanding Supporting Actor (in competition with Brando) to writer Ernest Kinoy (for Episode 1) and to the makeup experts (for Episode 3).

Cast & Crew

Henry Fonda Colonel Frederick Warner
Paul Koslo Earl Crowther
Avon Long Chicken George
Lynne Moody Irene Harvey
Greg Morris Beeman Jones
Marc Singer Andy Warner
Richard Thomas Jim Warner
Fay Hauser Carrie Barden
Debbi Morgan Elizabeth Harvey
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