Race to freedom [DVD videorecording] the underground railroad / Alliance Atlantis ; Atlantis Films Limited presents ; producers, Daphne Ballon, Brian Parker ; story by, Diana Braithwaite and Nancy Trites Botkin ; teleplay by Diana Braithwaite, Nancy Trites Botkin, Peter Mohan ; directed by Don McBrearty.
Contributor(s): Ballon, Daphne | Parker, Brian | Braithwaite, Diana | Botkin, Nancy Trites | Mohan, Peter | McBrearty, Don | Bailey, Janet C. A | Riley, Michael | White, Ron | Lewis, Dawnn | Blendick, James | Vance, Courtney B | Reid, Tim | Turman, Glynn | Ohashi, Rene | Fleming, Bill | Dedrick, Christopher | Brunjes, Ralph | Forrest, Susan | Kaplan, Darlene | Gass, Ken | Smucker, Barbara Claassen. Underground to Canada | Alliance Atlantis (Firm) | Atlantis Films | Echo Bridge Home Entertainment.Material type: FilmPublisher: [La Crosse, Wis.] : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, , c1993Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.Subject(s): Fugitive slaves -- United States -- Drama | Underground Railroad -- DramaGenre/Form: Feature films. | Fiction films. | Made-for-TV movies. | DVDs.DDC classification: 791.4372 LOC classification: PN1997 | .R334 2013
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DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Title from container.
Janet Bailey, Michael Riley, Ron White, Dawnn Lewis, James Blendick, Courtney B. Vance, Tim Reid, Glynn Turman.
Cinematographer, Rene Ohashi ; production designer, Bill Fleming ; composer, Christopher Dedrick ; editor, Ralph Brunjes ; casting, Susan Forrest, Darlene Kaplan ; script editor, Ken Gass.
"Inspired by the novel 'Underground to Canada' by Barbara Smucker"--End credits.
Rating: Not rated.
This is the dramatic story of four slaves who escape from a cotton plantation in the South and travel along a clandestine network of escape routes, known as "the underground railroad", to freedom in Canada.