New arrivals - Videos for the Week of 1/14
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Amazon Says: The Civil War A Film by Ken BurnsThe DVD features on The Civil War provide a wealth of insightcreative philosophy historical perspective and educational enjoyment.Twelve years more...
Amazon Says: The Civil War A Film by Ken BurnsThe DVD features on The Civil War provide a wealth of insightcreative philosophy historical perspective and educational enjoyment.Twelve years after its premiere broadcast the film was given a digitalfacelift sharpening image clarity correcting color and enriching itssoundtrack with a remastered 5.1-channel mix as demonstrated in the"Civil War Reconstruction" featurette. In interviews from 2002producer-director Ken Burns historian Shelby Foote journalist GeorgeWill author Stanley Crouch and composer-musicians Jay Ungar and MollyMason reflect upon The Civil Wars enduring significance. AndBurnss eloquent commentary--selectively included on each disc andtotaling five hours--illuminates the historical importance and creativeimpulse behind crucial chapters of the film. Fifty-seven onscreenbiography cards detail important North South and civilian figuresand two 1990 featurettes"Making History" and "A Conversation with KenBurns"--provide a more personal perspective on the creation of thisextraordinary film. Useful for both personal and academic study thesefeatures stand as a fitting supplement to one of the greatestdocumentaries ever produced. less...Amazon