The Resource The War: A Ken Burns Film, (videorecording)

The War: A Ken Burns Film, (videorecording)

Label
The War: A Ken Burns Film
Title
The War: A Ken Burns Film
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
THE WAR, a seven part documentary series directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, explores the history and horror of the Second World War from an American perspective by following the fortunes of so-called ordinary men and women who become caught up in the conflict. The 15-hour film focuses on the stories of citizens from four geographically distributed American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and the tiny farming town of Luverne, Minnesota. Disc 1: "A Necessary War" (Dec.1941-Dec.1942) - making of featurette, commentary by Burns and Novick, photo gallery, biographies, educational resources. Disc 2: "When Things Get Tough" (Jan.1943-Dec.1943), "A Deadly Calling" (Nov.1943-June 1944). Disc 3: "Pride Of Our Nation" (June 1944-August 1944) - commentary by Burns and Novick. Disc 4: "Fubar" (Sept.1944-Dec.1944). Disc 5: "The Ghost Front" (Dec.1944-March 1945). Disc 6: "A World Without War" (March 1945-Dec.1945) - deleted scenes, additional interviews, and educational resources. The six disc DVD set contains the following special features: closed captioned; letterboxed widescreen; English 5.1 Surround; English 2.0 Stereo
Is part of
Characteristic
videorecording
Intended audience
  • G
  • General
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Films of Burns, Ken
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  • US History: World War II-2000
  • Documentaries
  • Television Series
  • War / War Protest / Films on Peace
Technique
live action
Label
The War: A Ken Burns Film, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 DVD (900 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
closed captioned,color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Medianet)26564.DV
System details
DVD
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)
Label
The War: A Ken Burns Film, (videorecording)
Publication
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
1/2 in.
Extent
1 DVD (900 min.)
Medium for sound
videotape
Other physical details
closed captioned,color;
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videocassette
System control number
(Medianet)26564.DV
System details
DVD
Video recording format
EIAJ (1/2 in., reel)

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