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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 DVD)

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 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 ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward, Ric Burns and Ken Burns ; directed by Ken Burns
Contributor
Broadcaster
Cinematographer
Editor of moving image work
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Interviewee
Narrator
Production company
Screenwriter
Voice actor
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. 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."--Back of container
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
FDL
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Civil War (Television program)
Credits note
Editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw ; cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires, Allen Moore ; restoration producer, Daniel J. White ; restoration associate producer, Christopher Darling
Date time place
Originally broadcast on television by PBS as a television mini-series in 1990
Dewey number
973.7
Intended audience
TV rating: TV-PG
Language note
In English; English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH)
LC call number
E468
LC item number
.C58 2015
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-
  • 1952-
  • 1951-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Burns, Ric
  • Foote, Shelby
  • McCullough, David G.
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Robards, Jason
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Moore, Allen
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Barnes, Paul
  • Reidy, Tricia
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • White, Daniel J.
  • Darling, Christopher
  • Corbley, Jim
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
660
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Foote, Shelby
  • Military art and science
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
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 DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Fully restored"--Box
  • 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. Collector's booklet with bonus historical information and a letter from Ken Burns
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm)
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 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:
  • Special features
  • (ca. 225 min.)
  • Cause
  • (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2:
  • Very bloody affair
  • (episode 2)
  • Forever free
  • (episode 3) 1862
Control code
sky291604752
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 11 hr.)
Isbn
9781531702007
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031820
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
CIVW5700
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1015686171
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, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from container
  • "Fully restored"--Box
  • 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. Collector's booklet with bonus historical information and a letter from Ken Burns
Accompanying material
1 booklet (15 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 17 cm)
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 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:
  • Special features
  • (ca. 225 min.)
  • Cause
  • (episode 1) 1861
  • disc 2:
  • Very bloody affair
  • (episode 2)
  • Forever free
  • (episode 3) 1862
Control code
sky291604752
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 11 hr.)
Isbn
9781531702007
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887031820
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
CIVW5700
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)1015686171
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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