The Resource The Civil War, Disc 1, The cause, Episode 1,, 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

The Civil War, Disc 1, The cause, Episode 1,, 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

Label
The Civil War, Disc 1, The cause, Episode 1,
Title
The Civil War
Title number
Disc 1
Title part
The cause, Episode 1,
Statement of responsibility
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
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").
Cataloging source
IHG
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
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
.C58w 2004 Vol. DVD
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
  • Shaw, Bruce
  • Axton, Hoyt
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • McCullough, David G
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Florentine Films
  • Time-Life Video
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertaiment (Firm)
Runtime
700
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Lincoln, Abraham
  • Videodiscs
  • Military art and science
  • Bull Run, 1st Battle of, Va., 1861
  • United States
  • Confederate States of America
Technique
live action
Label
The Civil War, Disc 1, The cause, Episode 1,, 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
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990
  • 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 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
Control code
1078228
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
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 sequences
Publisher number
88582
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1078228
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Civil War, Disc 1, The cause, Episode 1,, 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
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a television mini-series in 1990
  • 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 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
Control code
1078228
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (99 min.)
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 sequences
Publisher number
88582
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) 1078228
System details
DVD, 5.1 surround sound, digitally remastered
Video recording format
DVD

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