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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.

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    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.
    Variant Title
    In extraordinary times, there are no ordinary lives, 1941-1945
    [United States] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment [distributor, 2007]
    United States
    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.
    Other Authors/Editors
    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-
    Arkin, Adam.
    Conway, Kevin.
    Holtz, Rebecca.
    McCormick, Carolyn.
    Wahlberg, Robert, 1967-
    American Lives II Film Project.
    Florentine Films.
    WETA-TV (Television station : Washington, D.C.)
    PBS Home Video.
    Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
    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.
    TV-14; disturbing content, violence.
    DVD, region 1, widescreen (16:9, enhanced) presentation; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo. surround, Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, NTSC.

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    6 videodiscs (840 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.

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