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The Resource The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns, (videorecording)

The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Ken Burns's 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
BIB
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
973.7
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
E468
LC item number
.C66 2011
PerformerNote
George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Burns, Ric
  • McCullough, David G
  • Plimpton, George
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Robards, Jason
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Military art and science
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: The cause (episode 1) 1861 -- Disc 2: A very bloody affair (episode 2); Forever free (episode 3) 1862 -- Disc 3: Simply murder (episode 4); The universe of battle (episode 5) 1863 -- Disc 4: Valley of the shadow of death (episode 6); Most hallowed ground (episode 7) 1864 -- Disc 5: War is all hell (episode 8); The better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865 -- Disc 6: Bonus disc
Control code
ocn714609576
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Isbn
9781415757833
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368491342
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 84913
  • 84913.1
  • 84913.2
  • 84913.3
  • 84913.4
  • 84913.5
  • 84913.6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1347314
  • (OCoLC)714609576
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; 5.1 surround (discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (disc 6), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns, Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • 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.
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Disc 1: The cause (episode 1) 1861 -- Disc 2: A very bloody affair (episode 2); Forever free (episode 3) 1862 -- Disc 3: Simply murder (episode 4); The universe of battle (episode 5) 1863 -- Disc 4: Valley of the shadow of death (episode 6); Most hallowed ground (episode 7) 1864 -- Disc 5: War is all hell (episode 8); The better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865 -- Disc 6: Bonus disc
Control code
ocn714609576
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Isbn
9781415757833
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368491342
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • 84913
  • 84913.1
  • 84913.2
  • 84913.3
  • 84913.4
  • 84913.5
  • 84913.6
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1347314
  • (OCoLC)714609576
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; 5.1 surround (discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (disc 6), NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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