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The Resource Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)

Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)

Label
Baseball
Title
Baseball
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
Title variation
Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
Creator
Contributor
Screenwriter
Director
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns
Related
Cataloging source
HEV
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.] ; narrator, John Chancellor ; Tenth inning narrated by Keith David
Dewey number
796.357
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.]
Runtime
0
Technique
live action
Label
Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 9 parts in 1994; 10th part produced in 2010
  • Special features: interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, additional scenes, outtakes, and over 2 hours of bonus footage
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Baseball. disc 1. First inning: Our game (the 1840's-1900) (115 min.)-- disc 2. Second inning: Something like a war (1900-1910) (106 min.) -- disc 3. Third inning: The faith of fifty million people (1910-1920) (120 min.) -- disc 4. Fourth inning: A national heirloom (1920-1930) (146 min.) -- disc 5. Fifth inning: Shadow ball (1930-1940) (125 min.) -- disc 6. Sixth inning: The national pastime (1940-1950) (151 min.) -- disc 7. Seventh inning: The capital of baseball (1950-1960) (133 min.) -- disc 8. Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame (1960-1970) (114 min.) -- disc 9. Ninth inning: Home (1970-1992) (145 min.) -- Baseball. The tenth inning / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by David McMahon & Lynn Novick & Ken Burns ; produced by David McMahon, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Television. disc 10. Top of the tenth (1992-1999) (116 min.) -- disc 11. Bottom of the tenth (1999-2009) (124 min.)
Control code
ocn671843500
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
11 videodiscs (ca. 23 hours)
Isbn
9781415755822
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00097368960442
  • 097368960442
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
89604
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)671843500
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced in 9 parts in 1994; 10th part produced in 2010
  • Special features: interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, additional scenes, outtakes, and over 2 hours of bonus footage
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
Baseball. disc 1. First inning: Our game (the 1840's-1900) (115 min.)-- disc 2. Second inning: Something like a war (1900-1910) (106 min.) -- disc 3. Third inning: The faith of fifty million people (1910-1920) (120 min.) -- disc 4. Fourth inning: A national heirloom (1920-1930) (146 min.) -- disc 5. Fifth inning: Shadow ball (1930-1940) (125 min.) -- disc 6. Sixth inning: The national pastime (1940-1950) (151 min.) -- disc 7. Seventh inning: The capital of baseball (1950-1960) (133 min.) -- disc 8. Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame (1960-1970) (114 min.) -- disc 9. Ninth inning: Home (1970-1992) (145 min.) -- Baseball. The tenth inning / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by David McMahon & Lynn Novick & Ken Burns ; produced by David McMahon, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Television. disc 10. Top of the tenth (1992-1999) (116 min.) -- disc 11. Bottom of the tenth (1999-2009) (124 min.)
Control code
ocn671843500
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
11 videodiscs (ca. 23 hours)
Isbn
9781415755822
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 00097368960442
  • 097368960442
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
89604
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)671843500
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1
Video recording format
DVD

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