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Follow the drinking gourd [videorecording] / 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.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

Current holds

0 current holds with 1 total copy.

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD FIC FOL (Text) 33892004451549 Children's DVDs DVD None 01/31/2006 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (30 min.) : sound, color with black & white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Distributor: Lincoln, Neb. : Distributed by GPN Educational Media, [2003]

Content descriptions

General 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.
Formatted Contents Note:
Follow the drinking gourd -- LeVar talks about slavery -- Songs about slavery -- Review books.
Creation/Production 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.
Participant or Performer Note:
Hosted by LeVar Burton ; book read by Keith David.
Summary, etc.:
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 Note:
DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
Public Performance Video.
Subject: Fugitive slaves > United States > Juvenile films.
Slavery > United States > Juvenile films.
Underground Railroad > Juvenile films.
Slavery > Songs and music > Juvenile films.
Children > Books and reading > Juvenile films.
Genre: Children's videos.
Animated videos.
DVD (Digital video discs)
Children's films.

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