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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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

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
Credits note
Director, Ken Burns
Intended audience
Rating: Not rated
Language note
Can be viewed subtitled in English
LC call number
E468
LC item number
.C58 2011
PerformerNote
George Plimpton, Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Sam Waterston; Narration: David McCullough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Burns, Ric
  • McCullough, David G
  • Plimpton, George
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Robards, Jason
  • PBS Home Video
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • United States
  • United States
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990
  • 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
  • "Commemorative Edition , 150th Anniversary" -- label on box containing DVDs
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • disc 3:
  • Simply murder
  • (episode 4);
  • Universe of battle
  • (episode 5) 1863
  • disc 4:
  • Valley of the shadow of death
  • (episode 6)
  • Most hallowed ground
  • (episode 7) 1864
  • Disc 1:
  • disc 5:
  • War is all hell
  • (episode 8)
  • Better angels of our nature
  • (episode 9) 1865
  • disc 6:
  • Bonus disc
  • Cause
  • (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2:
  • Very bloody affair
  • (episode 2)
  • Forever free
  • (episode 3) 1862
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (660 min.)
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 control number
  • 1281480
  • (OCoLC)709617664
  • (OCoLC)ocn709617664
  • 1281480
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation; 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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990
  • 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
  • "Commemorative Edition , 150th Anniversary" -- label on box containing DVDs
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 19 cm)
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • disc 3:
  • Simply murder
  • (episode 4);
  • Universe of battle
  • (episode 5) 1863
  • disc 4:
  • Valley of the shadow of death
  • (episode 6)
  • Most hallowed ground
  • (episode 7) 1864
  • Disc 1:
  • disc 5:
  • War is all hell
  • (episode 8)
  • Better angels of our nature
  • (episode 9) 1865
  • disc 6:
  • Bonus disc
  • Cause
  • (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2:
  • Very bloody affair
  • (episode 2)
  • Forever free
  • (episode 3) 1862
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
6 videodiscs (660 min.)
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 control number
  • 1281480
  • (OCoLC)709617664
  • (OCoLC)ocn709617664
  • 1281480
System details
DVD; NTSC, region 1; full screen presentation; 5.1 surround, 2.0 stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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