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Author: Ken BurnsLynn NovickGeoffrey C WardJohn ChancellorBuddy SquiresAll authors
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2010.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : 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: Documentary television programs
History
Nonfiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Geoffrey C Ward; John Chancellor; Buddy Squires; Allen Moore; Paul Barnes; Yaffa Lerea; Tricia Reidy; Baseball Film Project, Inc.; Florentine Films.; PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm); WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
ISBN: 9781608832774 1608832775
OCLC Number: 669192501
Language Note: English and Spanish; Closed-captioned.
Notes: Videodisc release of a 1994 television program produced by the Baseball Film Project, Inc. ; includes the Tenth inning shown on PBS in 2010.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb [and others] ; editors, Paul Barnes, Yaffa Lerea, Tricia Reidy, Michael Levine, Rick Desgres.
Performer(s): Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin [and others].
Target Audience: MPAA rating: Not rated ; Canadian home video rating: PG.
Description: 11 videodiscs (approximatelty 23 hr.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD ; NTSC, region 1 ; full screen & widescreen ; 5.1 surround.
Contents: [v. 1] [disc 1.] The first inning : our game, the 1840's-1900 (115 min.) ; [disc 2.] The second inning : something like a war, 1900-1910 (107 min.) --
[v. 2] [disc 3.] The third inning : the faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 (120 min.) ; [disc 4.] The fourth inning : a national heirloom, 1920-1930 (117 min.) --
[v. 3] [disc 5.] The fifth inning : shadow ball, 1930-1940 (126 min.) ; [disc 6.] The sixth inning : the national pastime, 1940-1950 (151 min.) --
[v. 4] [disc 7.] The seventh inning : the capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) ; [disc 8.] The eighth inning : a whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 (116 min.) --
[v. 5] [disc 9.] The ninth inning : home, 1970-1992 (148 min.) --
[v. 6] [disc 1.] Top of the tenth, 1992-1999 (116 min.) ; [disc 2.] Bottom of the tenth, 1999-2009 (124 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, 1970-1992.
Top of the tenth, 1992-1999.
Bottom of the tenth, 1999-2009.
Making of Baseball.
Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
Responsibility: a film by Ken Burns ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & 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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