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American Civil War, The (3 Disc Box Set) (UK)

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It divided a country. It created a nation.
Certificate: none
Running Time: 690 mins
Retail Price: £49.99
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One of the most critically acclaimed documentaries of all time finally comes to DVD. This 3-disc Box Set features the full, digitally re-mastered 11 hour series and is accompanied by a 36 page fully illustrated booklet featuring interviews, essays, behind the scenes information and stunning period photography.
The series took five years to produce and features ober 16,000 arcival photographs and innumerable period paintings, lithographs and contemporary newspaper features, as well as visits to the sites of the battles, newsreel footage of veterans, music frmo the period and fascinating diary entries by those who fought the war.

Graphic first hand accounts of the war are brough to life with readings by top actors and actresses including Jason Robards, Morgan Freeman, Derek Jacobi, Jeremy Irons, Sam Waterston and many more.

Features the volumes :

Vol. 1 - A Very Bloody Affair
The first volume in an epic series looks at the major military and political leaders of the American Civil war.

Vol. 2 - Valley Of The Shadow Of Death
Volume two of the epic series looks at the victory at Chancellorsville and the fall of Vicksburg.

Vol. 3 - War Is All Hell
The final volume of this epic series looks at the last campaigns and battles of the war.

Special Features:

Video Tracks:
Standard 1.33:1

Audio Tracks:
Dolby Digital Stereo 2.0 English

Directed By:
Ken Burns

Written By:

M. Emmet Walsh
Jason Robards
Arthur Miller
David McCullough
Derek Jacobi
Jeremy Irons
Morgan Freeman
Laurence Fishburne

Director of Photography:
Buddy Squires
Ken Burns

Bruce Shaw
Tricia Reidy
Paul Barnes

Stephen Ives
Mike Hill
Catherine Eisele
Julie Dunfey
Ric Burns
Ken Burns

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