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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
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
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
War (Television program : 2007)
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis
Dewey number
940.5421
Intended audience
  • TV-14; disturbing content, violence
  • Canadian Home Video Rating: PG; not recommended for children; disturbing content; violence
Language note
Closed-captioned
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
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1972-
  • 1953-
  • 1915-2014
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Botstein, Sarah
  • Ward, Geoffrey C
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • David, Keith
  • Hanks, Tom
  • Lucas, Josh
  • Cannavale, Bobby
  • Jackson, Samuel L
  • Wallach, Eli
  • Arkin, Adam
  • Conway, Kevin
  • Holtz, Rebecca
  • McCormick, Carolyn
  • Wahlberg, Robert
  • American Lives II Film Project
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
840
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • City dwellers
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • United States
Target audience
adult
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
Distribution
Note
  • "In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945." -- Container
  • Originally broadcast by PBS in 2006
  • A Ken Burns film
  • A seven-episode documentary 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Episode 1, A necessary war (December 1941 - December 1942)
  • Disc 2. Episode 2, When things get tough (January 1943- December 1943) -- Episode 3, A deadly calling (November 1943 - June 1944)
  • Disc 3. Episode 4, Pride of our nation (June 1944 - August 1944)
  • Disc 4. Episode 5, Fubar (September 1944 - December 1944)
  • Disc 5. Episode 6, The ghost front (December 1944 - March 1945)
  • Disc 6. Episode 7, A world without war (March 1945 - December 1945)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
6 videodiscs (840 min.)
Isbn
9781415727492
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052122
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
705212
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 154042142
  • 5231337
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
Distribution
Note
  • "In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945." -- Container
  • Originally broadcast by PBS in 2006
  • A Ken Burns film
  • A seven-episode documentary 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
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Disc 1. Episode 1, A necessary war (December 1941 - December 1942)
  • Disc 2. Episode 2, When things get tough (January 1943- December 1943) -- Episode 3, A deadly calling (November 1943 - June 1944)
  • Disc 3. Episode 4, Pride of our nation (June 1944 - August 1944)
  • Disc 4. Episode 5, Fubar (September 1944 - December 1944)
  • Disc 5. Episode 6, The ghost front (December 1944 - March 1945)
  • Disc 6. Episode 7, A world without war (March 1945 - December 1945)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
6 videodiscs (840 min.)
Isbn
9781415727492
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887052122
Other physical details
sound, color and black and white
Publisher number
705212
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 154042142
  • 5231337
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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