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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
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
Date time place
Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990
Dewey number
791.45/75
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
English audio; subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narration: David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Ric
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • McCullough, David G
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • American Documentaries, Inc
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Target audience
adult
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
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. The cause (1861) -- Disc 2. A very bloody affair -- Forever free (1862) -- Disc 3. Simply murder -- The universe of battle (1863) -- Disc 4. Valley of the shadow of death -- Most hallowed ground (1864) -- Disc 5. War is all hell -- The better angels of our nature (1865) -- Disc 6. Bonus
Control code
sky250814754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9781608834020
Lccn
2012607958
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014052
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CIVW6400
  • 84913
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, full screen presentation, Dolby digital 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
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
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. The cause (1861) -- Disc 2. A very bloody affair -- Forever free (1862) -- Disc 3. Simply murder -- The universe of battle (1863) -- Disc 4. Valley of the shadow of death -- Most hallowed ground (1864) -- Disc 5. War is all hell -- The better angels of our nature (1865) -- Disc 6. Bonus
Control code
sky250814754
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9781608834020
Lccn
2012607958
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014052
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
  • CIVW6400
  • 84913
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD; region 1, NTSC, full screen presentation, Dolby digital 5.1 surround/2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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