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The Civil War [DVD videorecording] / American Documentaries, Inc., Florentine Films and Time-Life Video presents a film by Ken Burns ; producers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns ; writers, Ken Burns, Ric Burns, Geoffrey C. Ward ; director, Ken Burns.

Contributor(s): Burns, Ken, 1953- | Burns, Ric | Dewhurst, Colleen | Fishburne, Laurence, 1961- | Freeman, Morgan | Irons, Jeremy, 1948- | Jacobi, Derek | Robards, Jason | Waterston, Sam | Shaw, Bruce | Axton, Hoyt | Ward, Geoffrey C | McCullough, David G | American Documentary, Inc | Florentine Films | Time-Life Video | PBS Home Video | Warner Home Video (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: Burbank, CA : PBS Home Video : Warner Home Video, [2002], c1990Description: 5 videodiscs (ca. 660 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0780638875; 9780780638877.Subject(s): United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 | Historical television programs -- United States | Documentary television programs -- United States | Documentary films | Documentary filmsGenre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 973.73 LOC classification: E468 | .C585 2002
Contents:
Disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861), DVD special features -- 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)
Production Credits: Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw.
Awards: 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").Cast: Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston.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.
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DVD, 5.1 stereo surround sound.

Closed-captioned.

"PBS DVD Gold."

Originally produced as a television mini series in 1990.

Narrator: David McCullough ; voices: Hoyt Axton, Colleen Dewhurst, Laurence Fishburne, Morgan Freeman, Jeremy Irons, Derek Jacobi, Jason Robards, Sam Waterston.

Cinematographers, Ken Burns, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Tricia Reidy, Bruce Shaw.

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.

Special features: behind-the-scenes: "The Civil War Reconstruction"; commentary track by Ken Burns; interviews with George Will, Shelby Foote and Stanley Crouch; biography cards and interactive maps.

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").

Disc 1. Episode one : the Cause (1861), DVD special features -- 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)

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