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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
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
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
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
mixed
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
Edition
Commemorative ed. 150th anniversary.
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Isbn
9781415757833
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368491342
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84913
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1330200
  • (OCoLC)714609576
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation ; 5.1 surround (discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (disc 6)
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
mixed
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
Edition
Commemorative ed. 150th anniversary.
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Isbn
9781415757833
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368491342
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
84913
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1330200
  • (OCoLC)714609576
System details
DVD ; region 1 ; full screen presentation ; 5.1 surround (discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (disc 6)
Video recording format
DVD

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