The Resource The Civil War, A production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns, (videorecording DVD)

The Civil War, A production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns, (videorecording DVD)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
A production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burns's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. With digitally enhanced images, here 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"--Container insert
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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
WP
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
  • Editors, Paul Barnes, Bruce Shaw and Tricia Reidy
  • A film by Ken Burns
Dewey number
973.7
Intended audience
  • Rated G: Suitable for general audiences
  • G - suitable for general audiences
Language note
  • In English. Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
  • English subtitles
  • In English. Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narration, David McCullough
Runtime
680
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
The Civil War, A production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns, (videorecording DVD)
Label
The Civil War, A production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a PBS television mini-series in 1990
  • Catalogued from container
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Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Episodes one and two : The cause (1861), A very bloody affair (1862) -- Disc 2. Episodes three and four : , Forever free (1862), Simply murder (1863) -- Disc 3. Episodes five and six: The universe of battle (1863), Valley of the shadow of death (1864) -- Disc 4. Episodes seven-nine: Most hallowed ground (1864), War is all hell (1865), The better angels of our nature (1865)
  • Episode 1: The cause, 1861 -- Episode 2: A very bloody affair, 1862 -- Episode 3: Forever free, 1862 -- Episode 4: Simply murder, 1863 -- Episode 5: The universe of battle, 1863 -- Episode 6: Valley of the shadow of death, 1984 -- Episode 7: Most hallowed ground, 1864 -- Episode 8: War is all hell, 1865 -- Episode 9: The better angels of our nature, 1865
Control code
13634411
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
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Edition
Commemorative, 150th anniversary edition
Extent
4 videodiscs (680 min.)
Isbn
9398711165394
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887014052
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
R-111653-9
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) SL1118330
  • (OCoLC)714825053
  • (Nz)13634411
System details
  • DVD ; PAL ; Region 4
  • DVD ; Region 4 ; PAL
  • DVD; PAL; aspect ratio 4:3, dual layer; audio Dolby digital 2.0; region 4
  • All regions encoding
Video recording format
DVD

Library Locations

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