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The Resource The Civil War, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, (DVD)

The Civil War, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, (DVD)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV
Contributor
Subject
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
Cataloging source
BLP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Executive producer, Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ;
Dewey number
973.73092
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrator: David McCullough
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1953-
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  • Burns, Ken
  • McCullough, David G
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS DVD (Firm)
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
660
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  • United States
  • Videodiscs for the hearing impaired
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1989 television production
  • Special features: Commentary by Ken Burns (All discs) ; Battlefield maps (All discs) ; Civil War challenge (All discs) ; Behind the scenes: The Civl War reconstruction (Disc 1) ; Interviews with Ken Burns, Shelby Foote, George Will, Stanley Crouch, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason (Disc 1) ; Ken Burns: making history (Disc 1) ; A conversation with Ken Burns (Disc 1) ; Civil War biographies (Disc 1)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. Episode 1: The cause, 1861 -- Disc 2. Episode 2: A very bloody affair, 1862 ; Episode 3: Forever free, 1862 -- Disc 3. Episode 4: Simply murder, 1863 ; Episode 5: The universe of battle, 1863 -- Disc 4. Episode 6: Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 ; Episode 7: Most hallowed ground, 1863 -- Disc 5. Episode 8: War is all hell, 1865 ; Episode 9: The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
ocm50793883
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
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) ADD-9446
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, a Florentine Films production ; produced in association with WETA-TV, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of the 1989 television production
  • Special features: Commentary by Ken Burns (All discs) ; Battlefield maps (All discs) ; Civil War challenge (All discs) ; Behind the scenes: The Civl War reconstruction (Disc 1) ; Interviews with Ken Burns, Shelby Foote, George Will, Stanley Crouch, Jay Ungar & Molly Mason (Disc 1) ; Ken Burns: making history (Disc 1) ; A conversation with Ken Burns (Disc 1) ; Civil War biographies (Disc 1)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
Disc 1. Episode 1: The cause, 1861 -- Disc 2. Episode 2: A very bloody affair, 1862 ; Episode 3: Forever free, 1862 -- Disc 3. Episode 4: Simply murder, 1863 ; Episode 5: The universe of battle, 1863 -- Disc 4. Episode 6: Valley of the shadow of death, 1864 ; Episode 7: Most hallowed ground, 1863 -- Disc 5. Episode 8: War is all hell, 1865 ; Episode 9: The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
ocm50793883
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Standard version.
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) ADD-9446
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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