The Resource Baseball, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Baseball, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)

Label
Baseball
Title
Baseball
Statement of responsibility
a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns
Title variation
  • Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
  • Our game, the 1840's-1900
  • Something like a war, 1900-1910
  • Faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920
  • National heirloom, 1920-1930
  • Shadow ball, 1930-1940
  • National pastime, 1940-1950
  • Capital of baseball, 1950-1960
  • Whole new ballgame, 1960-1970
  • Home, 1970-1994
  • Making of Baseball
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
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
Cataloging source
JQL
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.]
Language note
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.]
Runtime
0
Technique
live action
Label
Baseball, a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington ; a film by Ken Burns, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Videodisc release of a 1994 television program
  • Includes 225 trivia questions, and player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Contents
The First inning: Our game, the 1840's-1900 (115 min.) -- The Second inning: Something like a war, 1900-1910 (107 min.) -- The Third inning: The faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 (120 min.) -- The Fourth inning: A national heirloom, 1920-1930 (117 min.) -- The Fifth inning: Shadow ball, 1930-1940 (126 min.) -- The Sixth inning: The national pastime, 1940-1950 (151 min.) -- The Seventh inning: The capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) -- The Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 (116 min.) -- The Ninth inning: Home, 1970-1994 (148 min.) -- Extra inning: The making of Baseball (240 min.)
Control code
57369255
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
10 videodiscs (ca. 23 hours)
Isbn
9781415702437
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/isbnType
(set)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
  • 097368857841
  • 841887051262
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
88578
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD
Video recording format
laserdisc

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