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The Resource The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (DVD)

The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (DVD)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
An epic documentary bringing life to America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. Here is the saga of celebrated generals and the ordinary soldiers. A heroic and transcendent president and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one again
Awards note
Emmy Awards, 1991: Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming (Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), Ric Burns (writer), Ken Burns (writer) - For episode #9: "The Better Angels Of Our Nature") ; Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer), Ric Burns (producer), Stephen Ives (co-producer), Julie Dunfey (co-producer), Mike Hill (co-producer), Catherine Eisele (coordinating producer) - For episode #5 "The Universe Of Battle").
Cataloging source
BLP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1948-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Ric
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Fishburne, Larry
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Robards, Jason
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Florentine Films
  • Time-Life Video
  • PBS Home Video
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Military life
  • Military art and science
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • Feature films
  • Video recordings
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • "PBS DVD Gold."
  • Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction"; commentary track by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and interactive maps
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
  • a255990
  • ocm50793883
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approx. 660 min.)
Isbn
9780780638877
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054868920
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ABX-8133
System details
DVD, 5.1 stereo surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
The Civil War, American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • "PBS DVD Gold."
  • Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990
  • Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction"; commentary track by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and interactive maps
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Control code
  • a255990
  • ocm50793883
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approx. 660 min.)
Isbn
9780780638877
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
794054868920
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
B8689
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) ABX-8133
System details
DVD, 5.1 stereo surround sound
Video recording format
laserdisc

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