The American Civil War Ken Burns - ORIGINAL FULL SIZE VERSION
3 DVD, PAL, Region 2, Run Time: 11 Hours 30 Mins
This is the superior original full size version packed in a larger high quality presentation box and INCLUDES THE FULLY ILLUSTRATED 32 PAGE GUIDE BOOKLET. An excellent choice as a gift.
Ken Burns' The American Civil War is the most ambitious, comprehensive and definitive account of the bloody conflict ever produced. This epic work - hailed around the world as one of the greatest documentary series ever made - took Academy Award-nominated director Ken Burns five years to produce. It features over 16,000 archival photographs and innumerable period paintings, lithographs and contemporary newspaper features, as well as battlefield tours, newsreel footage of veterans and music from the period.
Graphic first hand accounts of the war are brought to life with readings by top actors and actresses including Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman. Derek Jacobi, Jeremy Irons, Sam Waterson, Julie Harris, Arthur Miller and many more. Digitally mastered for exceptional picture and sound quality, this deluxe DVD edition includes all eleven hours of the series along with an exclusive, fully illustrated 32 page guide book.
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