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The Resource The war, American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)

The war, American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)

Label
The war
Title
The war
Statement of responsibility
American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick
Title variation
In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
940.54/28
Intended audience
TV-14; disturbing content, violence
Language note
Closed-captioned
LC call number
D811.5
LC item number
.W37 2007
PerformerNote
Narrated by Keith David, with Tom Hanks, Josh Lucas, Bobby Cannavale, Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Wallach, Adam Arkin, Kevin Conway, Rebecca Holtz, Carolyn McCormick, Robert Wahlberg
Runtime
840
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The war, American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast by PBS in 2006
  • A seven-episode series
  • Special features: Disc 1: "Making The war" featurette; commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; photo gallery; biographies; educational resources ; Disc 3: Commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; Disc 6: Exclusive deleted scenes; additional interviews; educational resources
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • Fubar
  • disc 5.
  • Ghost front
  • disc 6.
  • World without war
  • Disc 1.
  • Necessary war
  • disc 2.
  • When things get tough
  • Deadly calling
  • disc 3.
  • Pride of our nation
  • disc 4.
Control code
u1168682
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
6 videodiscs (840 min.)
Isbn
9781415727492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052122
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
705212
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)154042142
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The war, American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Originally broadcast by PBS in 2006
  • A seven-episode series
  • Special features: Disc 1: "Making The war" featurette; commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; photo gallery; biographies; educational resources ; Disc 3: Commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; Disc 6: Exclusive deleted scenes; additional interviews; educational resources
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Contents
  • Fubar
  • disc 5.
  • Ghost front
  • disc 6.
  • World without war
  • Disc 1.
  • Necessary war
  • disc 2.
  • When things get tough
  • Deadly calling
  • disc 3.
  • Pride of our nation
  • disc 4.
Control code
u1168682
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen version.
Extent
6 videodiscs (840 min.)
Isbn
9781415727492
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052122
Other physical details
sd., col. and b&w
Publisher number
705212
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)154042142
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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