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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
Creator
Contributor
Broadcaster
Cinematographer
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Narrator
Producer
Production company
Screenwriter
Voice actor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • 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
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
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
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-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Burns, Ric
  • 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
  • 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
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
  • Military art and science
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
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. 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
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
  • 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
1683306
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 11 hours)
Isbn
9781627896023
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887025652
  • 841887027397
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CIVW6600
  • CIVW6700
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1683306
  • (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. 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
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
  • 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
1683306
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in.
  • other
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (approximately 11 hours)
Isbn
9781627896023
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887025652
  • 841887027397
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
  • CIVW6600
  • CIVW6700
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1683306
  • (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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