TV Mini-Series | TV-14 | | Biography, Drama, History
A dramatization of author Alex Haley's family line from ancestor Kunta Kinte's enslavement to his descendants' liberation.
Ernest Thomas screen tested for the role of Kunta Kinte.
Chains ain't right for niggers, Fiddler!
While in the empty hold of the Lord Ligonier with Mr. Slater, Captain Davies lights a friction match to light two cigars. These were not invented until 1805; the scene was in 1767.