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Race to freedom : the underground railroad  Cover Image DVD DVD

Race to freedom : 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.

Ballon, Daphne. (Added Author). Parker, Brian. (Added Author). Braithwaite, Diana. (Added Author). Botkin, Nancy Trites. (Added Author). Mohan, Peter. (Added Author). McBrearty, Don. (Added Author). Bailey, Janet C. A. (Added Author). Riley, Michael, 1962- (Added Author). White, Ron, 1953-2018 (Added Author). Lewis, Dawnn. (Added Author). Blendick, James. (Added Author). Vance, Courtney B. (Added Author). Reid, Tim, 1944- (Added Author). Turman, Glynn. (Added Author). Ohashi, Rene. (Added Author). Fleming, Bill. (Added Author). Dedrick, Christopher. (Added Author). Brunjes, Ralph. (Added Author). Forrest, Susan. (Added Author). Kaplan, Darlene. (Added Author). Gass, Ken. (Added Author). Smucker, Barbara Claassen. Underground to Canada. (Added Author). Alliance Atlantis (Firm) (Added Author). Atlantis Films. (Added Author). Echo Bridge Home Entertainment. (Added Author). Janet Bailey, Michael Riley, Ron White, Dawnn Lewis, James Blendick, Courtney B. Vance, Tim Reid, Glynn Turman. (Cast).

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.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [La Crosse, Wis.] : Echo Bridge Home Entertainment, [2013]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
"Inspired by the novel 'Underground to Canada' by Barbara Smucker"--End credits.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Cinematographer, Rene Ohashi ; production designer, Bill Fleming ; composer, Christopher Dedrick ; editor, Ralph Brunjes ; casting, Susan Forrest, Darlene Kaplan ; script editor, Ken Gass.
Participant or Performer Note:
Janet Bailey, Michael Riley, Ron White, Dawnn Lewis, James Blendick, Courtney B. Vance, Tim Reid, Glynn Turman.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital.
Subject: Fugitive slaves > United States > Drama.
Underground Railroad > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Fiction films.
Made-for-TV movies.

Available copies

  • 6 of 6 copies available at SPARK Libraries. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Somerset County Federated Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Meyersdale Public Library.


  • 0 current holds with 6 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Meyersdale Public Library DVD RACE (Text) 30512005417082 MEYM Videos Available -

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