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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

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

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
Broadcaster
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Narrator
Production company
Screenwriter
Voice actor
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
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
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw ; cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; restoration producer, Daniel J. White ; restoration associate producer, Christopher Darling
Dewey number
973.7
Intended audience
TV rating: TV-PG
Language note
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
PerformerNote
Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston
Runtime
660
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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a television mini-series in 1990
  • "Fully restored"--Box
  • Widescreen
  • Special features: Making The Civil War: 25 years later; Restoring The Civil War; Complete high definition Shelby Foote interviews; Shelby Foote interview (2002); Remembering The Civil War: interview with Ken Burns; The Civil War in the classroom
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865
  • disc 6: Bonus disc
  • Disc 1: Cause (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2: Very bloody affair (episode 2)
  • Forever free (episode 3) 1862
  • 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 5: War is all hell (episode 8)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 11 hours)
Isbn
9781627894289
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887025652
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CIVW6600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)919639054
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (16x9) presentation; 5.1 surround (Discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (Disc 6)
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
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a television mini-series in 1990
  • "Fully restored"--Box
  • Widescreen
  • Special features: Making The Civil War: 25 years later; Restoring The Civil War; Complete high definition Shelby Foote interviews; Shelby Foote interview (2002); Remembering The Civil War: interview with Ken Burns; The Civil War in the classroom
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Better angels of our nature (episode 9) 1865
  • disc 6: Bonus disc
  • Disc 1: Cause (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2: Very bloody affair (episode 2)
  • Forever free (episode 3) 1862
  • 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 5: War is all hell (episode 8)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 11 hours)
Isbn
9781627894289
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887025652
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
CIVW6600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)919639054
System details
DVD, NTSC region 1, widescreen (16x9) presentation; 5.1 surround (Discs 1-5), 2.0 stereo (Disc 6)
Video recording format
DVD

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