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The Resource The Civil War, a Florentine Films presentation ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a production of Florentine Films

The Civil War, a Florentine Films presentation ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a production of Florentine Films

Label
The Civil War
Title
The Civil War
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine Films presentation ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a production of Florentine Films
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Film editor
Narrator
Producer
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").
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Civil War (Television program)
Credits note
Narrator, David McCullough ; 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
LC call number
E468
LC item number
.C58 2004
PerformerNote
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-
  • 1941-
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  • 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
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
700
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 Florentine Films presentation ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a production of Florentine Films
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990; produced in 1989
  • Special features, disc 1: 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Valley of the Shadow of Death,
  • Most Hallowed Ground (1864)
  • disc 5. Episodes eight and nine :
  • War is All Hell,
  • Better Angles of Our Nature (1865)
  • disc 1. Episode one :
  • Cause (1861)
  • disc 2. Episodes two and three :
  • A Very Bloody Affair, Forever Free (1862)
  • disc 3. Episodes four and five :
  • Simply Murder,
  • Universe of Battle (1863)
  • disc 4. Episodes six and seven :
Control code
20149750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 700 min.)
Isbn
9780780638877
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368858244
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white
Publisher number
  • 88582
  • CIVW6200
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57408580
  • (OCoLC)57408580
System details
DVD, NTSC; 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, a Florentine Films presentation ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns and Ric Burns ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward and Ric Burns with Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV ; a production of Florentine Films
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990; produced in 1989
  • Special features, disc 1: 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Valley of the Shadow of Death,
  • Most Hallowed Ground (1864)
  • disc 5. Episodes eight and nine :
  • War is All Hell,
  • Better Angles of Our Nature (1865)
  • disc 1. Episode one :
  • Cause (1861)
  • disc 2. Episodes two and three :
  • A Very Bloody Affair, Forever Free (1862)
  • disc 3. Episodes four and five :
  • Simply Murder,
  • Universe of Battle (1863)
  • disc 4. Episodes six and seven :
Control code
20149750
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
5 videodiscs (approximately 700 min.)
Isbn
9780780638877
Isbn Type
(set)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368858244
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white
Publisher number
  • 88582
  • CIVW6200
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm57408580
  • (OCoLC)57408580
System details
DVD, NTSC; 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD

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