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Author: Ken BurnsLynn NovickGeoffrey C WardJohn ChancellorFlorentine Films.All authors
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : BMG Video Service ; [Boston, MA?] : [DVS Home Video], ©1994.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English : [Audio enhanced ed.]View all editions and formats
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The definitive documentary of America's pastime, Baseball. Through a skillful blend of still photographs, film footage, interviews and voice overs, the the history of "The Game" is brought to life. Covering the period from the 1840's to 1994 (just before the strike), the high and low moments, heroes and villains are explored and examined, providing an in-depth, informative, and enthralling look at this truly  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Geoffrey C Ward; John Chancellor; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); Baseball Film Project, Inc.; BMG Video Service.; DVS Home Video.
OCLC Number: 34122946
Notes: Audio enhanced for the visually impaired.
Closed-captioned.
Originally produced as a television program in 1994.
Credits: Editor, Paul Barnes ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; consultants, Charles Alexander [and others] ; music, Jacqueline Schawb [and others].
Performer(s): Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin [and others].
Description: 9 videocassettes (approximately 18 hr., 54 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: inning 1. Our game [the 1840's-1900] (115 min.) --
inning 2. Something like a war [1900-1910] (107 min.) --
inning 3. The faith of fifty million people [1910-1920] (120 min.) --
inning 4. A national heirloom [1920-1930] (117 min.) --
inning 5. Shadow ball [1930-1940] (126 min.) --
inning 6. The national pastime [1940-1950] (151 min.) --
inning 7. The capital of baseball [1950-1960] (134 min.) --
inning 8. A whole new ballgame [1960-1970] (116 min.) --
inning 9. Home [1970-present] (148 min.).
Other Titles: Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
Responsibility: Florentine Films production in association with WETA-TV, Washington ; Baseball Film Project, Inc. ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns.

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The definitive documentary of America's pastime, Baseball. Through a skillful blend of still photographs, film footage, interviews and voice overs, the the history of "The Game" is brought to life. Covering the period from the 1840's to 1994 (just before the strike), the high and low moments, heroes and villains are explored and examined, providing an in-depth, informative, and enthralling look at this truly American passion.

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