Ken Burns: The Civil War 2011 Commemorative Edition DVD - AV Item

6 DVD Set

CIVW7400 Our Price: $99.99

2011 marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, and Ken Burns' Emmy® Award-winning epic documentary THE CIVIL WAR is now available in a new Commemorative Edition. Digitally enhanced, it features never-before-seen interviews, commentary from Ken Burns, a 16-page collector's booklet and more. THE CIVIL WAR tells the story of a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

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Features & Benefits

Features:

  • Length: 660 minutes on 6 Discs
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Production Year: 2011
  • Country Of Origin: United States

AV Benefits:

Why the AV version? Because it provides additional usage options for PBS videos. AV versions come with limited performance rights so they can be shown in classrooms, at PTA meetings, during after school programs, and transmitted on a closed-circuit system within a building or on a single campus. They also can be enjoyed in admission-free public screenings, which also makes them ideal for use by library patrons and businesses involved in community clubs and organizations.
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Professional Reviews:

"Brings the American Civil War to life as no history has ever been brought to life on a screen" - The Wall Street Journal

"The Civil War is simply riveting" - TV GUIDE

Product Description

Features:

  • Length: 660 minutes on 6 Discs
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Production Year: 2011
  • Country Of Origin: United States

Description

  • Hailed as a film masterpiece and landmark in historical storytelling, Ken Burn's epic documentary brings to life America's most destructive - and defining - conflict. With digitally enhanced images and 5.1 surround sound, here is the sage of celebrated generals and ordinary soldiers, a heroic and transcendent presodent and a country that had to divide itself in two in order to become one.

    Commemorative Edition includes
    Bonus Disc Special Features
    - From the Archive: Shelby Foote Interviews
    - Interview with Ken Burns
    - Additional interviews: George Will, Stanley Crouch, Shelby Foote, and Jay Unger & Molly Mason

    Other Special Features
    - Commentary by Ken Burns
    - Biography Cards
    - Battlefield Maps
    - Civil War Challenges
    - 16-page collector's booklet featuring a selection of photos and battle details.

    This DVD features subtitles in English (SDH)