The war [videorecording] / 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
- Additional Titles:
- Subtitle on container: In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945
- [United States] : PBS Home Video, 
Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment
- Physical Description:
- 6 videodiscs (840 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
- Additional Creators:
- Botstein, Sarah, Ward, Geoffrey C., Burns, Ken, 1953-, Novick, Lynn, David, Keith, Hanks, Tom, Lucas, Josh, Cannavale, Bobby, Jackson, Samuel L., Wallach, Eli, 1915-2014, Arkin, Adam, Conway, Kevin, Holtz, Rebecca, McCormick, Carolyn, Wahlberg, Robert, American Lives II Film Project, LLC, Florentine Films, WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.), PBS Home Video, and Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
- Language Note:
- Disc 1. Necessary war -- disc 2. When things get tough ; Deadly calling -- disc 3. Pride of our nation -- disc 4. Fubar -- disc 5. Ghost front -- disc 6. World without war.
- 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.
- Related Titles:
- War (Television program : 2007)
- Audience Notes:
- TV-14; disturbing content, violence.
- Originally broadcast by PBS in 2006.
A seven-episode series.
Special features: Disc 1: "Making The war" featurette; commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick; photo gallery; biographies; educational resources ; Disc 3: Commentary by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick ; Disc 6: Exclusive deleted scenes; additional interviews; educational resources.
- Creation/Production Credits Note:
- Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis.
- Participant/Performer Note:
- 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.
- Technical Details:
- DVD, region 1, NTSC, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. Surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround.
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