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The Resource The Civil War : a film, by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production [in association with] WETA-TV, (videorecording)

The Civil War : a film, by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production [in association with] WETA-TV, (videorecording)

Label
The Civil War : a film
Title
The Civil War
Title remainder
a film
Statement of responsibility
by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production [in association with] WETA-TV
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This landmark documentary film series movingly and vividly presents the entire sweep of the war, from the battlefields to the homefronts, from the politicians and generals to the enlisted men and their families, from the causes of the war and the opening guns at Sumter to the stillness at Appomatox and Lincoln's assasination and beyond
Related
Cataloging source
NHA
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Produced by Ken Burns, Ric Burns; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns; edited by Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw, Tricia Reidy
Language note
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrated by David McCullough
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  • 1953-
  • 1951-
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  • McCullough, David G
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Burns, Ken
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • Burns, Ric
  • Reidy, Tricia
  • Barnes, Paul
  • PBS Video
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
700
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  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War : a film, by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production [in association with] WETA-TV, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying materials include: An index to The Civil War (52 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.); The Civil War: teacher's manual (24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.); 40 classroom handouts for episodes 1-9 (1 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.); The Civil War: an illustrated history / by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns, New York : A. A. Knopf, c1990 (xix, 425 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.); 1 facsimile map sheet, America of the Civil War: 1861-1865 (1 sheet : col. maps ; 46 x 71 cm., folded to 23 x11 cm., in book pocket); 1 CD, The Civil War: original soundtrack recording with ill. notes, New York : Warner/Elektra Nonesuch, p1990 (1 sound disc (ca. 50 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.); 1 wall chart chronology, The Civil War (1 sheet :ill. ; 92 x 122 cm. , rolled in tube)
  • Nine episodes on 5 DVDs in two cases
  • Originally released as a television broadcast by WETA-TV
  • Special features: interviews, commentary, maps, quizzes, biographies
Accompanying material
1 video index + 1 teacher's manual + 1 set classroom handouts + 1 text + 1 map + 1 CD + 1 chart.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
pt.1. The cause, 1861 -- A very bloody affair, 1862 -- Forever free, 1862 -- pt.2. Simply murder, 1863 -- The universe of battle, 1863 -- Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 -- Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- War is all hell, 1865 -- The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
ocn219647179
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Time-indexed ed.
Extent
9 videodiscs (11 hr., 40 min.)
Isbn
9780681926097
Isbn Type
(CD)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
  • 88582
  • 979256-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 953578
  • (OCoLC)219647179
System details
DVD; full screen; NTSC1; 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War : a film, by Ken Burns ; a Florentine Films production [in association with] WETA-TV, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Accompanying materials include: An index to The Civil War (52 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.); The Civil War: teacher's manual (24 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.); 40 classroom handouts for episodes 1-9 (1 v. : ill. ; 28 cm.); The Civil War: an illustrated history / by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, and Ken Burns, New York : A. A. Knopf, c1990 (xix, 425 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 cm.); 1 facsimile map sheet, America of the Civil War: 1861-1865 (1 sheet : col. maps ; 46 x 71 cm., folded to 23 x11 cm., in book pocket); 1 CD, The Civil War: original soundtrack recording with ill. notes, New York : Warner/Elektra Nonesuch, p1990 (1 sound disc (ca. 50 min.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.); 1 wall chart chronology, The Civil War (1 sheet :ill. ; 92 x 122 cm. , rolled in tube)
  • Nine episodes on 5 DVDs in two cases
  • Originally released as a television broadcast by WETA-TV
  • Special features: interviews, commentary, maps, quizzes, biographies
Accompanying material
1 video index + 1 teacher's manual + 1 set classroom handouts + 1 text + 1 map + 1 CD + 1 chart.
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
pt.1. The cause, 1861 -- A very bloody affair, 1862 -- Forever free, 1862 -- pt.2. Simply murder, 1863 -- The universe of battle, 1863 -- Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 -- Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- War is all hell, 1865 -- The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
ocn219647179
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Edition
Time-indexed ed.
Extent
9 videodiscs (11 hr., 40 min.)
Isbn
9780681926097
Isbn Type
(CD)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. & b&w
Publisher number
  • 88582
  • 979256-2
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 953578
  • (OCoLC)219647179
System details
DVD; full screen; NTSC1; 5.1 surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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