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The Resource The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns

The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns
Contributor
Distributor
Narrator
Producer
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning documentary brings to life America's most destructive and defining conflict. The Civil War is the saga of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
  • Narration: David McCullough
  • Voices: George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston
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1953-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Burns, Ric
  • McCullough, David G.
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Plimpton, George
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Robards, Jason
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
660
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  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Lincoln, Abraham
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990
  • Special features: Bonus disc: From the archive: Shelby Foote interviews; interview with Ken Burns; additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; commentary with Ken Burns; biography cards; battlefield maps; Civil War challenge
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 p. : ill. (some color) ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 3.
  • Simply murder
  • (episode 4);
  • Universe of battle
  • (episode 5) 1863
  • disc 4.
  • Valley of the shadow of death
  • (episode 6)
  • Most hallowed ground
  • (episode 7) 1864
  • disc 1.
  • disc 5.
  • War is all hell
  • (episode 8)
  • Better angels of our nature
  • (episode 9) 1865
  • disc 6.
  • Bonus disc
  • Cause
  • (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2.
  • Very bloody affair
  • (episode 2)
  • Forever free
  • (episode 3) 1862
Control code
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (660 min.)
Isbn
9781627894289
Lccn
2012607958
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887014052
  • 097368491342
  • 841887025652
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CIVW6400
  • 84913
  • CIVW6600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1739403
  • (OCoLC)709617664
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation ; 5.1 surround ; 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990
  • Special features: Bonus disc: From the archive: Shelby Foote interviews; interview with Ken Burns; additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Ungar & Molly Mason; commentary with Ken Burns; biography cards; battlefield maps; Civil War challenge
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 p. : ill. (some color) ; 19 cm)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • disc 3.
  • Simply murder
  • (episode 4);
  • Universe of battle
  • (episode 5) 1863
  • disc 4.
  • Valley of the shadow of death
  • (episode 6)
  • Most hallowed ground
  • (episode 7) 1864
  • disc 1.
  • disc 5.
  • War is all hell
  • (episode 8)
  • Better angels of our nature
  • (episode 9) 1865
  • disc 6.
  • Bonus disc
  • Cause
  • (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2.
  • Very bloody affair
  • (episode 2)
  • Forever free
  • (episode 3) 1862
Control code
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Extent
6 videodiscs (660 min.)
Isbn
9781627894289
Lccn
2012607958
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887014052
  • 097368491342
  • 841887025652
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CIVW6400
  • 84913
  • CIVW6600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1739403
  • (OCoLC)709617664
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation ; 5.1 surround ; 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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