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The Resource Death and the Civil War, a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; written and directed by Ric Burns.produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave and Ric Burns ;, (DVD: how the unthinkable became unforgettable)

Death and the Civil War, a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; written and directed by Ric Burns.produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave and Ric Burns ;, (DVD: how the unthinkable became unforgettable)

Label
Death and the Civil War
Title
Death and the Civil War
Statement of responsibility
a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; written and directed by Ric Burns.produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave and Ric Burns ;
Contributor
Director
Narrator
Producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Based on the best-selling book by Drew Gilpin Faust, this film will explore how the American Civil War created a 'republic of suffering' and will chart the far-reaching social, political, and social changes brought about by the pervasive presence and fear of death during the Civil War
Member of
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Li-Shin Yu ; cinematography: Buddy Squires, Stephen McCarthy, Allen Moore ; music, Brian Keane
Date time place
Originally broadcast as an episode of American Experience
Dewey number
973.7/1
Intended audience
Not rated
Language note
  • English audio and subtitles (SDH)
  • Subtitled for the deaf and hard of hearing
LC call number
E456
LC item number
.A44 2012
PerformerNote
Narrated by Oliver Platt ; voices: James Cromwell, Keith David, Josh Hamilton, Gene Jones, Robert Sean Leonard, Amy Madigan, Elizabeth Marvel, Aleksa Palladino, Stark Sands
Runtime
120
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Death and the Civil War, a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; written and directed by Ric Burns.produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave and Ric Burns ;, (DVD: how the unthinkable became unforgettable)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Based on the book "This Republic of suffering" by Drew Gilpin Faust
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9781608837595
Lccn
be2012029367
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887017626
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DECW601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky249906383
  • (OCoLC)806970945
  • 841084
System details
DVD ; Region 1, NTSC ; widescreen presentation; 5.1. surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Death and the Civil War, a Steeplechase Films production for American Experience ; written and directed by Ric Burns.produced by Robin Espinola, Bonnie Lafave and Ric Burns ;, (DVD: how the unthinkable became unforgettable)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Based on the book "This Republic of suffering" by Drew Gilpin Faust
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 120 min.)
Form of item
direct electronic
Isbn
9781608837595
Lccn
be2012029367
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
841887017626
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
DECW601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • sky249906383
  • (OCoLC)806970945
  • 841084
System details
DVD ; Region 1, NTSC ; widescreen presentation; 5.1. surround
Video recording format
DVD

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