American Playhouse; Roanoak
More material is available from this program at the WGBH Archive. If you are a researcher interested in accessing the collection at WGBH, please email email@example.com.
Undigitized item: Request Digitization
Untranscribed item: Request Transcription
- American Playhouse
- Series Description
Weekly series of drama, comedy and musical productions. See individual titles or press kit for more info. or description. First production: John Cheever's "The Shady Hill Kidnapping." AMERICAN PLAYHOUSE productions have included filming stage presentations; theatrically released films; produced for television dramas. Series release date: 1/1982
- Program Description
The story of the "lost colony" of North Carolina where an entire population of English settlers disappeared without a trace over 400 years ago, is told through the experiences of the English artist John White and the young Indian hunter Wanchese. Their mutual curiosity draws them together, but struggle as they will to become brothers, the eventual clash of their cultures causes an inevitable confrontation--and an omen for the future of white men and red. Directed by Jan Egelson. Victor Garber and Will Sampson star.
- Asset Type
- Media Type
- Chicago: “American Playhouse; Roanoak,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed October 23, 2017, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82D2E9B522C04951A10809C23D70A647.
- MLA: “American Playhouse; Roanoak.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. October 23, 2017. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82D2E9B522C04951A10809C23D70A647>.
- APA: American Playhouse; Roanoak. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_82D2E9B522C04951A10809C23D70A647