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, (DVD)

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, (DVD)

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
Characteristic
videorecording
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
PerformerNote
George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough
Runtime
660
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
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, (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, (DVD)
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
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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
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Commemorative ed. 150th anniversary.
Extent
6 videodiscs (660 min.)
Isbn
9781608834020
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014052
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CIVW6400
  • PBS014052D
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn709617664
  • (OCoLC)709617664
System details
DVD, full screen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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