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Baseball

A Film by Ken Burns
(DVD - 2004 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
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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.
Title: Baseball
a film by Ken Burns
[videorecording]
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2004
Notes: Includes 225 trivia questions, and player stats on over 100 virtual baseball cards
Videodisc release of a 1994 television program
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 Eigth 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.)
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.
Audience: Not rated
Local Note: 180.00 (set) v.1-10 NR 1994 10 discs (23 hrs.) CC 7/05
Additional Contributors: Ward, Geoffrey C.
Novick, Lynn
Burns, Ken - 1953-
ISBN: 1415702438
Branch Call Number: DVD 796.357 Bas
Statement of Responsibility: a production of Florentine Films and WETA-TV, Washington
Current Frequency: v
Organization of Materials: d
Credits: Producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick writers, Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.].
Performers: Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.].
System Details: DVD
Other Language: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Films for the hearing impaired Baseball United States History
Genre/Form: Documentary films
Topical Term: Films for the hearing impaired
Baseball
Publisher No: 88578
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