[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Distribution ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2010.
[Full screen version.]
11 videodiscs in 6 v. (ca. 23 hr.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD; 5.1 surround.
Includes English and dubbed Spanish soundtracks, with optional subtitles in in English (SDH).
Voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.] ; narrator, John Chancellor ; Tenth inning narrated by Keith David.
Producers, Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; writers, Geoffrey C. Ward & Ken Burns ; cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; editors, Yaffa Lerea, Craig Mellish ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.].
Originally produced in 9 parts in 1994 as a documentary television program; 10th part produced in 2010.
"Includes new episodes and bonus features"--Container.
Special features: interview with Ken Burns and Lynn Novick, additional scenes, outtakes, and over 2 hours of bonus footage.
Emmy Awards, 1995: Outstanding Informational Series (Ken Burns (producer/director/writer), Lynn Novick (producer), Geoffrey C. Ward (writer), John Chancellor (narrator)).
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Disc 1. First inning: Our game (1840's-1900) (115 min.) -- disc 2. Second inning: Something like a war (1900-1910) (106 min.) -- disc 3. Third inning: The faith of fifty million people (1910-1920) (120 min.) -- disc 4. Fourth inning: A national heirloom (1920-1930) (146 min.) -- disc 5. Fifth inning: Shadow ball (1930-1940) (125 min.) -- disc 6. Sixth inning: The national pastime (1940-1950) (151 min.) -- disc 7. Seventh inning: The capital of baseball (1950-1960) (133 min.) -- disc 8. Eighth inning: A whole new ballgame (1960-1970) (114 min.) -- disc 9. Ninth inning: Home (1970-1992) (145 min.) -- Baseball. The tenth inning / a Florentine Films production ; directed by Ken Burns, Lynn Novick ; written by David McMahon & Lynn Novick & Ken Burns ; produced by David McMahon, Lynn Novick, Ken Burns ; produced in association with WETA Television -- disc . Top of the tenth (1992-1999) (116 min.) -- disc . Bottom of the tenth (1999-2009) (124 min.).
Title on disc labels and container: Baseball, a film by Ken Burns
Baseball (Television program)
Something like a war.
Faith of fifty million people.
Capital of baseball.
Whole new ballgame.
Baseball, the tenth inning.
Top of the tenth.
Bottom of the tenth.
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