Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, c2004.
5 videodiscs (ca. 1392 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD ; Dolby Digital mono. (book 1), Dolby Digital stereo. (books 2 & 3).
In English, with optional subtitles in English, French, or Spanish.
James Read, Patrick Swayze, Kirstie Alley, George Stanford Brown, David Carradine, Lesley-Anne Down, Genie Francis, Terri Garber, Jim Metzler, John Stockwell.
Producer, Paul Freeman ; writers, Paul F. Edwards, ... [et al.] ; director, Richard T. Heffron ; director of photography, Stevan Larner ; editors, Michael Eliot, Scott C. Eyler ; music, Bill Conti ; production designer, Arch Bacon.
Originally broadcast in 1985 as a television mini-series.
Based on the novels by John Jakes.
MPAA rating: Not rated.
This saga follows two families - the Hazards, from the North, and the Mains, from the South - through their changing fortunes at home and the harsh realities of the battlefields. When the South surrenders at the end of the Civil War, the families are reunited once again in friendship. In the final installment, the two families continue through Post-Civil War Reconstruction into pioneer Indian territories.
North and South, Book 1 (discs 1-2) -- North and South, Book 2 (discs 3-4) -- Heaven and Hell: North and South, Book 3 (disc 5).
Special features: Focusing on: an epic story: John Jakes and David Wolper discuss the story and mini-series ; The Hazards: James Read and Kirstie Alley talk about their rolls and The Hazard family ; The Mains: Patrick Swayze talks about his role ; A time and place: look at the period and the South ; an epic production: Civil War recreations and the scope of production ; memories: final thoughts from cast and crew.
0790775980 (book 1)
079079313X (book 2)
0790793148 (book 3)
4231 Warner Home Video (set)
24252 Warner Home Video (book 1)
33737 Warner Home Video (book 2)
33738 Warner Home Video (book 3)