The Resource Baseball, Inning five, 1930-1940, shadow ball, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Baseball, Inning five, 1930-1940, shadow ball, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
Baseball, Inning five, 1930-1940, shadow ball
Title
Baseball
Title number
Inning five
Title part
1930-1940, shadow ball
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns
Title variation
  • Baseball
  • Shadow ball
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Negro Leagues bring baseball to towns the major Leagues ignore. To delight the fans they develop an elaborate warm-up routine in pantomime; throwing and hitting an invisible ball. It's called "shadow ball."
Cataloging source
FBR
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrated by John Chancellor
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Chancellor, John
  • PBS Home Video
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
Runtime
125
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Documentary television programs
  • Baseball
  • DVDs
Technique
live action
Label
Baseball, Inning five, 1930-1940, shadow ball, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "Full screen version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
  • Videodisc release of a 1994 television program
  • Special features: Trivia, timeline, baseball cards
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm60385240
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88578
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Surround Stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Baseball, Inning five, 1930-1940, shadow ball, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • "Full screen version presented in a format preserving the aspect ratio of its original television exhibition"--Container
  • Videodisc release of a 1994 television program
  • Special features: Trivia, timeline, baseball cards
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm60385240
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (125 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
88578
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; Dolby Surround Stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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