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The Resource The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (videorecording)

The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president, and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Cataloging source
IHG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Civil War (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Ric
  • McCullough, David G
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Florentine Films
  • Time-Life Video
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
700
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990
  • Features: scene selection; behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction" ; audio commentary by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and maps; trivia; behind the scenes; a conversation with Ken Burns
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. The cause, 1861 -- Special features -- Disc 2. A very bloody affair ; Forever free, 1862 -- Disc 3. Simply murder ; The universe of battle, 1863 -- Disc 4. Valley of the shadow of death ; Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- Disc 5. War is all hell ; The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
ocm57408580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (700 min.)
Isbn
9781415702475
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051248
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
88582
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990
  • Features: scene selection; behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction" ; audio commentary by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and maps; trivia; behind the scenes; a conversation with Ken Burns
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1. The cause, 1861 -- Special features -- Disc 2. A very bloody affair ; Forever free, 1862 -- Disc 3. Simply murder ; The universe of battle, 1863 -- Disc 4. Valley of the shadow of death ; Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- Disc 5. War is all hell ; The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
ocm57408580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (700 min.)
Isbn
9781415702475
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887051248
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
88582
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound, full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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