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The Resource The Civil War, director, Ken Burns ; producer, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, (videorecording)

The Civil War, director, Ken Burns ; producer, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, (videorecording)

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
director, Ken Burns ; producer, Ken Burns, Ric Burns
Contributor
Film distributor
Narrator
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning epic documentary, digitally enhanced, features never-before-seen interviews, commentary from Ken Burns, and more. It tells the story of a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one
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
Dewey number
973.73
Intended audience
Rating: TVPG
Language note
English dialogue; English subtitles
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
  • Burns, Ric
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Fishburne, Laurence
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Irons, Jeremy
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • Robards, Jason
  • Waterston, Sam
  • Foote, Shelby
  • Crouch, Stanley
  • McCullough, David G.
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
Runtime
700
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Soldiers
  • Military art and science
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • United States
  • DVD-Video discs
Target audience
juvenile
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, director, Ken Burns ; producer, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
The Cause (1861) -- A very bloody affair ; Forever free (1862) -- Simply murder ; The universe of battle (1863) -- Valley of the Shadow of Death ; Most hallowed ground (1864) -- War is all Hell ; The better angels of our nature (1865) -- Special features
Control code
sky278164808
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th commemorative edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (700 min.)
Isbn
9781627894289
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 10/15
Other control number
841887025652
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CIVW6600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 stereo surround sound
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, director, Ken Burns ; producer, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Title from container
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Contents
The Cause (1861) -- A very bloody affair ; Forever free (1862) -- Simply murder ; The universe of battle (1863) -- Valley of the Shadow of Death ; Most hallowed ground (1864) -- War is all Hell ; The better angels of our nature (1865) -- Special features
Control code
sky278164808
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
25th commemorative edition.
Extent
6 videodiscs (700 min.)
Isbn
9781627894289
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
jp 10/15
Other control number
841887025652
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
CIVW6600
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD, widescreen; 5.1 stereo surround sound
Video recording format
DVD

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