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The Resource The Civil War : A film by Ken Burns, 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 videorecording)

The Civil War : A film by Ken Burns, 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 videorecording)

Label
The Civil War : A film by Ken Burns
Title
The Civil War
Title remainder
A film by Ken Burns
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
Title variation
Ken Burn's Civil War
Creator
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
IHG
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Civil War (Television series : 1990)
Credits note
Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw
Dewey number
973.7
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
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • McCullough, David G
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Florentine Films
  • Time-Life Video
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
700
Series statement
A film by Ken Burns
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Military art and science
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War : A film by Ken Burns, 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 videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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 battlefield maps
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57408580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (700 min.)
Isbn
9781415702475
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368858244
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
DVD 937-941 88582
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57408580
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War : A film by Ken Burns, 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 videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • 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 battlefield maps
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm57408580
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Full screen version.
Extent
5 videodiscs (700 min.)
Isbn
9781415702475
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368858244
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
DVD 937-941 88582
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)57408580
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD

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