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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

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

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
Member of
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
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Civil War (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw
Dewey number
973.73092
Intended audience
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-
  • 1961-
  • 1948-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Burns, Ric
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • McCullough, David G
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Robards, Jason
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Barnes, Paul
  • Reidy, Tricia
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Florentine Films
  • Time-Life Video
  • PBS Home Video
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Military art and science
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1, episode 1. The cause, 1861 -- disc 2, episodes 2, 3. A very bloody affair [1862] ; Forever free, 1862 -- disc 3, episodes 4, 5. Simply murder [1863] ; The universe of battle, 1863 -- disc 4, episodes 6, 7. Valley of the shadow of death, [1864] ; Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- disc 5, episodes 8, 9. War is all hell [1865] -- The better angels of our nature, 1865
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 660 min.)
Isbn
9780780638877
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 794054868920
  • 097368858244
  • 841887051248
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • B8689
  • 88582
  • 705124
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50606677
  • (Sirsi) o50606677
  • (TMQ) o50606677
  • 264382
  • 1838972
System details
DVD, 5.1 stereo. surround sound, region 1
Video recording format
DVD
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
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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
disc 1, episode 1. The cause, 1861 -- disc 2, episodes 2, 3. A very bloody affair [1862] ; Forever free, 1862 -- disc 3, episodes 4, 5. Simply murder [1863] ; The universe of battle, 1863 -- disc 4, episodes 6, 7. Valley of the shadow of death, [1864] ; Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- disc 5, episodes 8, 9. War is all hell [1865] -- The better angels of our nature, 1865
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 660 min.)
Isbn
9780780638877
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 794054868920
  • 097368858244
  • 841887051248
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
  • B8689
  • 88582
  • 705124
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm50606677
  • (Sirsi) o50606677
  • (TMQ) o50606677
  • 264382
  • 1838972
System details
DVD, 5.1 stereo. surround sound, region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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