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Author: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Geoffrey C Ward; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns.
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Genre/Form: Television mini-series
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Geoffrey C Ward; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415702438 9781415702437
OCLC Number: 57369255
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Videodisc release of a 1994 television program.
Includes 225 trivia questions, and player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards.
Credits: Producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.].
Performer(s): Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.].
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated.
Description: 10 videodiscs (ca. 23 hr.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: The First inning: Our game, the 1840's-1900 (115 min.) --
The Second inning: Something like a war, 1900-1910 (107 min.) --
The Third inning: The faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 (120 min.) --
The Fourth inning: A national heirloom, 1920-1930 (117 min.) --
The Fifth inning: Shadow ball, 1930-1940 (126 min.) --
The Sixth inning: The national pastime, 1940-1950 (151 min.) --
The Seventh inning: The capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) --
The Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 (116 min.) --
The Ninth inning: Home, 1970-1994 (148 min.) --
Extra inning: The making of Baseball (240 min.).
Other Titles: Our game, the 1840's-1900.
Something like a war, 1900-1910.
Faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920.
National heirloom, 1920-1930.
Shadow ball, 1930-1940.
National pastime, 1940-1950.
Capital of baseball, 1950-1960.
Whole new ballgame, 1960-1970.
Home, 1970-1994.
Making of Baseball.
Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns.

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It is an epic overflowing with heroes and hopefuls, scoundrels and screwballs. It is a saga spanning the quest for racial justice, the clash of labor and management, the transformation of popular culture, and the unfolding of the national pastime. Here is the story of a nation at work and play. Experience it in ten thrilling "innings" from master storyteller and award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns.

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