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The war. Episode 1, Necessary war : a Ken Burns film

Author: Sarah BotsteinGeoffrey C WardKen BurnsLynn NovickKeith DavidAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment [distributor], [2007]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Episode one of a seven-episode series tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.
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Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Documentary
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Botstein; Geoffrey C Ward; Ken Burns; Lynn Novick; Keith David; Tom Hanks; Josh Lucas; Bobby Cannavale; Samuel L Jackson; Eli Wallach; Adam Arkin; Kevin Conway; Rebecca Holtz; Carolyn McCormick; Robert Wahlberg; American Lives II Film Project.; Florentine Films.; WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.); PBS Home Video.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 141572749X 9781415727492
OCLC Number: 173154633
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Title from set container and disc 1 label. Subtitle on set container: In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945.
Originally broadcast by PBS in 2007.
Special features: Disc 1: "Making The war" featurette; commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; photo gallery; biographies; educational resources.
Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis.
Performer(s): Narrated by Keith David, with Tom Hanks, Josh Lucas, Bobby Cannavale, Samuel L. Jackson, Eli Wallach, Adam Arkin, Kevin Conway, Rebecca Holtz, Carolyn McCormick, Robert Wahlberg.
Target Audience: TV-14; disturbing content, violence.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 145 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.
Contents: Necessary war (December 1941-December 1942).
Other Titles: War (Television program : 2007).
Necessary war
Responsibility: American Lives II Film Project, LLC. ; a production of Florentine Films and WETA Washington D.C. ; produced by Sarah Botstein ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward ; directed and produced by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick.

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Episode one of a seven-episode series tells the story of ordinary people in four quintessentially American towns - Waterbury, Connecticut; Mobile, Alabama; Sacramento, California; and Luverne, Minnesota - and examines the ways in which the Second World War touched the lives of every family on every street in every town in America.

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