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The Resource Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War, Smithsonian Institution ; Mastervision ; written, produced, and directed by Jay Wertz, (videorecording)

Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War, Smithsonian Institution ; Mastervision ; written, produced, and directed by Jay Wertz, (videorecording)

Label
Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War
Title
Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
Smithsonian Institution ; Mastervision ; written, produced, and directed by Jay Wertz
Title variation
Great battles of the Civil War
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This critically acclaimed television series from the National Museum of American History is a sweeping look at the war's military, political and social history. Each episode features reenactments of important campaigns; first-hand accounts of eyewitnesses and participants read by actors; period photographs, paintings and artifacts; intriguing expert challenges to traditional historical thinking; original contemporary illustrations; computer enhanced maps; and music of the time
Cataloging source
YWM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Victor Sitkowski ; principle photographers, Jay Wertz ... [et al.] ;
Dewey number
973.7/3
PerformerNote
Narrated by Richard Dreyfuss. Readings by Charlton Heston, Richard Dreyfuss, Burt Reynolds, Dennis Weaver, Ossie Davis, Peter Graves, Trish Van Devere, Brian Keith, Hoyt Axton, and Burgess Meredith. Historical advisors appearing on camera: James M. McPherson, Edwin C. Bearss, Edward C. Ezell, Craig L. Symonds, Robert A. Doughty, Larry H. Addington, Keith E. Gibson
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1924-2006
  • 1926-2010
  • 1921-1997
  • 1907-1997
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wertz, Jay
  • Kreutzer, Peter
  • Dreyfuss, Richard
  • Heston, Charlton
  • Reynolds, Burt
  • Weaver, Dennis
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Graves, Peter
  • Van Devere, Trish
  • Keith, Brian
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Meredith, Burgess
  • Smithsonian Institution
  • Master Vision (Firm)
  • National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Runtime
540
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Documentary television programs
Technique
live action
Label
Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War, Smithsonian Institution ; Mastervision ; written, produced, and directed by Jay Wertz, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced and broadcast on television in 1993
  • Mini BattleGuide, compiled and edited by Peter Kreutzer inserted in container
  • Features: scene selection, weblinks
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 p. ; 19 cm.).
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. 1861-1862 -- Disc 2. 1862-1863 -- Disc 3. 1864-1865
Control code
ocm71820845
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 540 min.)
Isbn
9781559195645
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739251056497
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781559195645
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Smithsonian's great battles of the Civil War, Smithsonian Institution ; Mastervision ; written, produced, and directed by Jay Wertz, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced and broadcast on television in 1993
  • Mini BattleGuide, compiled and edited by Peter Kreutzer inserted in container
  • Features: scene selection, weblinks
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 p. ; 19 cm.).
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Disc 1. 1861-1862 -- Disc 2. 1862-1863 -- Disc 3. 1864-1865
Control code
ocm71820845
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
3 videodiscs (ca. 540 min.)
Isbn
9781559195645
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
739251056497
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) i9781559195645
System details
DVD, standard format
Terms governing use
For private home use only.
Video recording format
DVD

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