The War [videorecording] /
American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C.
[United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment [distributor, 2007].
6 videodiscs (840 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
141572749X, 9781415727492
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[United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment [distributor, 2007].
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contents note
Disc 1. Necessary war -- disc 2. When things get tough ; Deadly calling -- disc 3. Pride of our nation -- disc 4. Fubar -- disc 5. Ghost front -- disc 6. World without war.
credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy; original music, Wynton Marsalis; producer, Sarah Botstein; writer, Geoffrey C. Ward; director & producer, Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.
general note
A seven-episode series on 6 discs.
Originally broadcast by PBS in 2007.
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.
Widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround.
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.
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.
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target audience
TV-14 (disturbing content, violence) ; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
technical details
DVD, region 1 ; NTSC.
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