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The Resource Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington

Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington

Label
Baseball
Title
Baseball
Statement of responsibility
a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
Title variation
  • Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
Title variation remainder
1840s -- 2009
Contributor
Director of photography
Narrator
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
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
Related
Member of
Awards note
Emmy Awards, 1995: Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer/director/writer), Lynn Novick (producer), Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), John Chancellor (narrator)).
Cataloging source
HEV
Characteristic
videorecording
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/collectionName
Baseball (Television program)
Credits note
Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; editors, Yaffa Lerea, Craig Mellish ; music, Jacqueline Schawb [and others]
Dewey number
796.357
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
  • Dialogue in English with optional soundtrack in Spanish and optional English SDH subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
GV863.A1
LC item number
B376 2010
PerformerNote
Voices, Adam Arkin [and others] ; narrator, John Chancellor ; Tenth inning narrated by Keith David
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1953-
  • 1976-
  • 1927-1996
  • 1952-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Burns, Ken
  • Novick, Lynn
  • Ward, Geoffrey C.
  • McMahon, David
  • Chancellor, John
  • David, Keith
  • Squires, Buddy
  • Moore, Allen
  • Arkin, Adam
  • Florentine Films
  • WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
  • PBS Distribution (Firm)
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
0
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Baseball
  • Baseball
  • United States
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
Instantiates
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced in 9 parts in 1994 as a documentary television program; 10th part produced in 2010
  • Special features: interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, additional scenes, outtakes, and over 2 hours of bonus footage
Accompanying material
1 episode guide (6 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. First inning: Our game (1840's-1900) (115 min.) -- disc 2. Second inning: Something like a war (1900-1910) (106 min.) -- disc 3. Third inning: The faith of fifty million people (1910-1920) (120 min.) -- disc 4. Fourth inning: A national heirloom (1920-1930) (146 min.) -- disc 5. Fifth inning: Shadow ball (1930-1940) (125 min.) -- disc 6. Sixth inning: The national pastime (1940-1950) (151 min.) -- disc 7. Seventh inning: The capital of baseball (1950-1960) (133 min.) -- disc 8. Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame (1960-1970) (114 min.) -- disc 9. Ninth inning: Home (1970-1992) (145 min.) -- Baseball. The tenth inning / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by David McMahon & Lynn Novick & Ken Burns ; produced by David McMahon, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Television -- disc [10]. Top of the tenth (1992-1999) (116 min.) -- disc [11]. Bottom of the tenth (1999-2009) (124 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
11 videodiscs (approximately 23 hr.)
Isbn
9781415755822
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887031097
  • 00097368960442
  • 097368960442
Other physical details
sound, color with monochrome sequences
Publisher number
89604
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn671843500
  • (OCoLC)671843500
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; 5.1 surround; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Baseball, a Florentine films production ; a film by Ken Burns ; produced by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA-TV, Washington
Publication
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • Originally produced in 9 parts in 1994 as a documentary television program; 10th part produced in 2010
  • Special features: interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, additional scenes, outtakes, and over 2 hours of bonus footage
Accompanying material
1 episode guide (6 pages)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Disc 1. First inning: Our game (1840's-1900) (115 min.) -- disc 2. Second inning: Something like a war (1900-1910) (106 min.) -- disc 3. Third inning: The faith of fifty million people (1910-1920) (120 min.) -- disc 4. Fourth inning: A national heirloom (1920-1930) (146 min.) -- disc 5. Fifth inning: Shadow ball (1930-1940) (125 min.) -- disc 6. Sixth inning: The national pastime (1940-1950) (151 min.) -- disc 7. Seventh inning: The capital of baseball (1950-1960) (133 min.) -- disc 8. Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame (1960-1970) (114 min.) -- disc 9. Ninth inning: Home (1970-1992) (145 min.) -- Baseball. The tenth inning / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by David McMahon & Lynn Novick & Ken Burns ; produced by David McMahon, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Television -- disc [10]. Top of the tenth (1992-1999) (116 min.) -- disc [11]. Bottom of the tenth (1999-2009) (124 min.)
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
other
Extent
11 videodiscs (approximately 23 hr.)
Isbn
9781415755822
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 841887031097
  • 00097368960442
  • 097368960442
Other physical details
sound, color with monochrome sequences
Publisher number
89604
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocn671843500
  • (OCoLC)671843500
System details
DVD, region 1; NTSC; 5.1 surround; full screen presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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