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The war / 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.

Contributor(s): Botstein, Sarah, 1972- | 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, 1967- | Squires, Buddy | Barnes, Paul, 1951- | Ewers, Erik | Reidy, Tricia | Marsalis, Wynton, 1961- [cmp] | American Lives II Film Project | Florentine Films | WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.) | PBS Home Video | Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmDescription: 6 videodiscs (840 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 inches.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscISBN: 141572749X; 9781415727492.Other title: In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945 [Subtitle on container:].Uniform titles: War (Television program : 2007) Subject(s): World War, 1939-1945 -- Social aspects | World War, 1939-1945 -- War work | City dwellers -- United States -- Effect of war on | World War, 1939-1945 -- United States | United States -- History -- 1933-1945DDC classification: 940.54/28
Contents:
Necessary war -- When things get tough ; Deadly calling -- Pride of our nation -- Fubar -- Ghost front -- World without war.
Production Credits: Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis.
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.Summary: 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.
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Originally broadcast by PBS in 2007.

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.

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.

Cinematography, Buddy Squires ; editors, Paul Barnes, Erik Ewers, Tricia Reidy ; original music, Wynton Marsalis.

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.

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.

TV-14; disturbing content, violence.

DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereophonic surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.

Closed-captioned.

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