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The Civil War

Title
The Civil War / directed by Ken Burns.
Publication
Alexandria, VA : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]

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Additional Authors
  • Burns, Ken, 1953-
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Barnes, Paul, 1951-
  • Burns, Ric
  • Darling, Christopher
  • Dewhurst, Colleen
  • Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961-
  • Foote, Shelby
  • Freeman, Morgan
  • Irons, Jeremy, 1948-
  • Jacobi, Derek
  • McCullough, David G.
  • Moore, Allen, 1952-
  • Reidy, Tricia
  • Robards, Jason
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • Waterston, Sam
  • White, Daniel J.
  • Florentine Films, production company.
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
  • PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), production company.
Description
6 videodiscs in 2 volumes (approximately 11 hr.) : sound, color; 4 3/4 in. +
Summary
Ken Burns' Emmy Award-winning epic documentary, digitally enhanced, features never-before-seen interviews, commentary from Ken Burns, a sixteen-page collector's booklet and more. It tells the story of a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.
Uniform Title
Civil War (Television program)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Historical television programs.
  • Documentary television programs.
  • Nonfiction television programs.
  • Television mini-series.
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Note
  • Originally broadcast as a television mini-series in 1990; produced in 1989.
  • "Fully restored"--Container.
  • Special features (over four hours; not rated): 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.
Credits (note)
  • Screenwriters, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns.
Audience (note)
  • Rating: TVPG.
System Details (note)
  • Blu-ray, widescreen; requires Blu-ray player; Stereo.
Language (note)
  • English dialogue; English subtitles.
Contents
Disc 1. Episode One. The cause (1861) -- Disc 2. Episode Two. A very bloody affair (1862) -- Episode Three. Forever free (1862) -- Disc 3. Episode Four. Simply murder (1863) -- Episode Five. The universe of battle (1863) -- Disc 4. Episode Six. Valley of the shadow of death (1864) -- Episode Seven. Most hallowed ground (1864) -- Disc 5. Episode Eight. War is all hell (1865) -- Episode Nine. The better angels of our nature (1865) -- Disc 6. Special features.
Call Number
Sc BLURAY-21
ISBN
  • 9781627894296
  • 1627894292
LCCN
841887025669
OCLC
  • 919473022
  • 919473022
Title
The Civil War / directed by Ken Burns.
Publisher
Alexandria, VA : Distributed by PBS Distribution, [2015]
Edition
25th anniversary edition.
Country of Producing Entity
United States.
Type of Content
two-dimensional moving image
Type of Medium
video
Type of Carrier
videodisc
Digital File Characteristics
video file Blu-Ray
System Details
Blu-ray, widescreen; requires Blu-ray player; Stereo.
Performer
Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston.
Credits
Screenwriters, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV ; a film by Ken Burns.
Audience
Rating: TVPG.
Language
English dialogue; English subtitles.
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Added Author
Burns, Ken, 1953- film director, film producer, screenwriter, cinematographer.
Axton, Hoyt, voice actor.
Barnes, Paul, 1951- editor of moving image work.
Burns, Ric, screenwriter, film producer.
Darling, Christopher, film producer.
Dewhurst, Colleen, voice actor.
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- voice actor.
Foote, Shelby, interviewee.
Freeman, Morgan, voice actor.
Irons, Jeremy, 1948- voice actor.
Jacobi, Derek, voice actor.
McCullough, David G., narrator.
Moore, Allen, 1952- cinematographer.
Reidy, Tricia, editor of moving image work.
Robards, Jason, voice actor.
Shaw, Bruce, editor of moving image work.
Squires, Buddy, cinematographer.
Ward, Geoffrey C., screenwriter.
Waterston, Sam, voice actor.
White, Daniel J., film producer.
Florentine Films, production company.
Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), broadcaster.
PBS Distribution (Firm), publisher.
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), production company.
Other Standard Identifier
841887025669
Publisher No.
CIV6600B PBS
Research Call Number
Sc BLURAY-21
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