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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An epic documentary bringing life to 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
Awards note
Emmy Awards, 1991: Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming (Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), Ric Burns (writer), Ken Burns (writer) - For episode #9: "The Better Angels Of Our Nature") ; Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer), Ric Burns (producer), Stephen Ives (co-producer), Julie Dunfey (co-producer), Mike Hill (co-producer), Catherine Eisele (coordinating producer) - For episode #5 "The Universe Of Battle").
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw
Dewey number
973.73092
Intended audience
MPAA rating: 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-
  • 1961-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Ric
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • McCullough, David G
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Florentine Films
  • Time-Life Video
  • PBS Home Video
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Soldiers
  • Military art and science
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Target audience
general
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
  • "PBS DVD Gold."
  • Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction"; commentary track by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and interactive maps
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • Disc five.
  • War is all hell; Better angels of our nature
  • Disc one.
  • Cause
  • Disc two.
  • Very bloody affair; Forever free
  • Disc three.
  • Simply murder; Universe of battle
  • Disc four.
  • Valley of the shadow of death; Most hallowed ground
Control code
ocm50606677
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approx. 660 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054868920
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 274846
  • 602273
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc
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
  • "PBS DVD Gold."
  • Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction"; commentary track by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and interactive maps
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • Disc five.
  • War is all hell; Better angels of our nature
  • Disc one.
  • Cause
  • Disc two.
  • Very bloody affair; Forever free
  • Disc three.
  • Simply murder; Universe of battle
  • Disc four.
  • Valley of the shadow of death; Most hallowed ground
Control code
ocm50606677
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approx. 660 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054868920
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 274846
  • 602273
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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