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

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Subjects: Military art and science--History
Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865
Confederate States of America--History, Military
Historical television programs
Documentary television programs
Nonfiction television programs
Television mini-series
Films for the hearing impaired
DVD-Video discs
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English
Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated
Published: Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, [2004]
LC Classification: E
Physical Description: 5 videodiscs (ca. 700 min.) : sd., col. with b&w ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Title(s): Civil War (Television program).
Additional Authors: Author of screenplay : Burns, Ken, 1953-
Author of screenplay : Ward, Geoffrey C
Author of screenplay : Burns, Ric
Narrator : McCullough, David G
Dewhurst, Colleen
Fishburne, Laurence, 1961-
Freeman, Morgan
Irons, Jeremy, 1948-
Jacobi, Derek
Robards, Jason
Waterston, Sam
Axton, Hoyt
Film editor : Shaw, Bruce
Florentine Films
WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
PBS Home Video
Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: ISBN: 1415702470
ISBN: 9781415702475
ISBN: 0780638875 (set)
ISBN: 9780780638877 (set)
UPC: 097368858244
Videorecording number: 88582
Videorecording number: CIVW6200
DVD, NTSC; 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston
Credits: Narrator, David McCullough ; cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw
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
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
Contents: Disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861) -- Disc 2. Episodes two and three : A Very Bloody Affair, Forever Free (1862) -- Disc 3. Episodes four and five : Simply Murder, the Universe of Battle (1863) -- Disc 4. Episodes six and seven : Valley of the Shadow of Death, Most Hallowed Ground (1864) -- Disc 5. Episodes eight and nine : War is All Hell, the Better Angles of Our Nature (1865)
MPAA rating: Not rated
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")
OCLC Number: 57408580
ISBN/ISSN: 1415702470