The American Civil War [DVD]
Vendor: The DVD Hut
KEN BURNS THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR is the most ambitious, comprehensive and definitive account of the bloody conflict ever produced. This epic work hailed around the world as one of the greatest documentary series ever made took Academy Award-nominated director Ken Burns five years to produce. It features over 16,000 archival photographs and innumerable period paintings, lithographs and contemporary newspaper features, as well as battlefield tours, newsreel footage of veterans and music from the period. Graphic first hand accounts of the war are brought to life with readings by top actors and actresses including JASON ROBARDS, MORGAN FREEMAN, DEREK JACOBI, JEREMY IRONS, SAM WATERSTON, JULIE HARRIS, ARTHUR MILLER and many more. Digitally mastered for exceptional picture and sound quality, this deluxe DVD edition includes all eleven hours of the series. A FILM BY KEN BURNS So much more than a mini-series. An extraordinary reconstruction of the American disaster... I must once more sing the praises of that television landmark... THE MAIL The most thought-provoking programme around. I m not surprised it broke all audience records on Public Television in American and was General Schwarzkopf s favourite viewing in the Gulf...the script, voices and the music are brilliantly chosen and performed. Five magnificent episodes to go, don t miss them. THE OBSERVER
Directors: Ken Burns
Format: Box set, PAL
Number of discs: 3
Studio: Simply Home Entertainment
DVD Release Date: 14 Sept. 2009
Run Time: 690 minutes
These discs are (PAL) format, and will work on Australian & European DVD players.
USA/Canada customers will need a multi-region enabled player.