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The Resource Gods and generals, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ted Turner Pictures ; an Antietam Filmworks production of a Ron Maxwell film ; In association with Esparza/Katz Productions, Rehme Productions, Inc., Mace Neufeld Productions ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Robert Rehme, Moctesuma Esparza, Mace Neufeld, Ted Turner ; producer, Ronald F. Maxwell ; written for the screen and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, (videorecording DVD)

Gods and generals, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ted Turner Pictures ; an Antietam Filmworks production of a Ron Maxwell film ; In association with Esparza/Katz Productions, Rehme Productions, Inc., Mace Neufeld Productions ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Robert Rehme, Moctesuma Esparza, Mace Neufeld, Ted Turner ; producer, Ronald F. Maxwell ; written for the screen and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, (videorecording DVD)

Label
Gods and generals
Title
Gods and generals
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ted Turner Pictures ; an Antietam Filmworks production of a Ron Maxwell film ; In association with Esparza/Katz Productions, Rehme Productions, Inc., Mace Neufeld Productions ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Robert Rehme, Moctesuma Esparza, Mace Neufeld, Ted Turner ; producer, Ronald F. Maxwell ; written for the screen and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell
Title variation
Gods & generals
Creator
Contributor
Actor
Cinematographer
Composer
Director
Film editor
Film producer
Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
Col. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain leaves behind a quiet life and a career as a college professor to fight for the Union. Native Virginian Gen. Robert E. Lee is forced to choose between his loyalty to the United States and his love of the Southern states where he was born and raised, and leads the Confederate army. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson -- a man of great religious faith -- believes in a higher authority leading him and his men to certain, pre-ordained fates, also serves in the defense of the Confederacy. The film follows Chamberlain, Jackson, and Lee from the declaration of war through the battles at Manassas, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Chancellorsville
Related
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Kees van Oostrum ; editor, Corky Ehlers ; production designer, Michael Hanan ; music composed by John Frizzell, Randy Edelman
Dewey number
791.4372
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Rated PG-13 for sustained battle sequences
Language note
In English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned
LC call number
PS3569.H18
LC item number
G632 2003
PerformerNote
Jeff Daniels, Stephen Lang, Robert Duvall, Mira Sorvino, Kevin Conway, C. Thomas Howell, Matt Letscher, Frankie Faison, Jeremy London, William Sanderson, Kali Rocha, Stephen Spacek, Brian Mallon, Mia Dillon, Karen Hochstetter, Donzaleigh Abernathy, Bo Brinkman, Billy Campbell, David Carpenter, John Castle, Alex Hyde White, Robert Easton, Joseph Fuqua, Lydia Jordan, Sean Pratt, Malachy McCourt, John Prosky, Bruce Boxleitner
Runtime
219
Technique
live action
Label
Gods and generals, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ted Turner Pictures ; an Antietam Filmworks production of a Ron Maxwell film ; In association with Esparza/Katz Productions, Rehme Productions, Inc., Mace Neufeld Productions ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Robert Rehme, Moctesuma Esparza, Mace Neufeld, Ted Turner ; producer, Ronald F. Maxwell ; written for the screen and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, (videorecording DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Jeff Shaara
  • Double-sided disc includes widescreen film and special features (side A) and widescreen film and special features (side B)
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2002
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Side A: Feature film.
  • Foreword and credits -- An offer declined -- Virginia responds -- Answering the call -- A son's choice -- Train with the bayonet -- Only the black flag -- Ol' Tom fool -- Thy will be done -- Manassas: A stone wall -- Yell like fury -- We must never forget -- The Chamberlains -- The Jacksons -- 20th Regiment -- No shortage of enemies -- First brigade -- Burnside's decision -- All that we are -- Open hearts -- From his daughter -- Good soldiers -- Fredericksburg erupts -- Mistress of the house -- We who are about to die -- Fellow Irishmen
  • (113 min.); Special features: Introduction by Ted Turner (3 min.); Commentary [optional audio feature]; Music videos: Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" (3 min.); Mary Fahl's "Going home" (4 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • Side B: Feature film.
  • Not yet our time -- Line of battle -- Hell at the front -- Battlefield silence -- Wanting to die free -- How horrible is war -- Orders and signs -- Compared to what? -- All the daddies -- Well with us -- Trading -- The General's lady -- "The Bonnie Blue Flag" -- Duty and consequences -- No excuse for slavery -- Crying for them all -- Family reunion -- Jackson's next mission -- Sneaking up on the enemy -- Surprise at Chancellorsville -- Night ambush -- Lost arms -- Lemonade and love -- Commander's prayer -- Crossing over -- Coda and end credits
  • (106 min.); Special features: Commentary [optional audio feature]; Featurettes: Journey to the past (22 min.); The authenticities of the film (13 min.); The life of Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson (15 min.); Visit Virginia (30 sec.); DVD-ROM special features include InterActual Player, links to original website with extensive production and historical notes, interactive activities, Civil War links, and more [requires a DVD-ROM drive and Internet access]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (219 min.)
Isbn
9780790772622
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392341320
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23413
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2732491
  • (OCoLC)52362689
  • (OCoLC)ocm52362689
  • 1745767
  • 2732491
System details
  • DVD, double-sided disc; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation preserving the original 2.35:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • DVD-ROM and online features on Side B require: installation of the InterActual player (included), PC with DVD-ROM drive (will not work on a Mac), Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher operating system, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, internet access
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Gods and generals, Warner Bros. Pictures ; Ted Turner Pictures ; an Antietam Filmworks production of a Ron Maxwell film ; In association with Esparza/Katz Productions, Rehme Productions, Inc., Mace Neufeld Productions ; executive producers, Robert Katz, Robert Rehme, Moctesuma Esparza, Mace Neufeld, Ted Turner ; producer, Ronald F. Maxwell ; written for the screen and directed by Ronald F. Maxwell, (videorecording DVD)
Publication
Note
  • Based on the novel by Jeff Shaara
  • Double-sided disc includes widescreen film and special features (side A) and widescreen film and special features (side B)
  • Originally produced as an American motion picture in 2002
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Side A: Feature film.
  • Foreword and credits -- An offer declined -- Virginia responds -- Answering the call -- A son's choice -- Train with the bayonet -- Only the black flag -- Ol' Tom fool -- Thy will be done -- Manassas: A stone wall -- Yell like fury -- We must never forget -- The Chamberlains -- The Jacksons -- 20th Regiment -- No shortage of enemies -- First brigade -- Burnside's decision -- All that we are -- Open hearts -- From his daughter -- Good soldiers -- Fredericksburg erupts -- Mistress of the house -- We who are about to die -- Fellow Irishmen
  • (113 min.); Special features: Introduction by Ted Turner (3 min.); Commentary [optional audio feature]; Music videos: Bob Dylan's "Cross the Green Mountain" (3 min.); Mary Fahl's "Going home" (4 min.); Theatrical trailer (2 min.)
  • Side B: Feature film.
  • Not yet our time -- Line of battle -- Hell at the front -- Battlefield silence -- Wanting to die free -- How horrible is war -- Orders and signs -- Compared to what? -- All the daddies -- Well with us -- Trading -- The General's lady -- "The Bonnie Blue Flag" -- Duty and consequences -- No excuse for slavery -- Crying for them all -- Family reunion -- Jackson's next mission -- Sneaking up on the enemy -- Surprise at Chancellorsville -- Night ambush -- Lost arms -- Lemonade and love -- Commander's prayer -- Crossing over -- Coda and end credits
  • (106 min.); Special features: Commentary [optional audio feature]; Featurettes: Journey to the past (22 min.); The authenticities of the film (13 min.); The life of Thomas 'Stonewall' Jackson (15 min.); Visit Virginia (30 sec.); DVD-ROM special features include InterActual Player, links to original website with extensive production and historical notes, interactive activities, Civil War links, and more [requires a DVD-ROM drive and Internet access]
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (219 min.)
Isbn
9780790772622
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085392341320
Other physical details
sound, color
Publisher number
23413
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 2732491
  • (OCoLC)52362689
  • (OCoLC)ocm52362689
  • 1745767
  • 2732491
System details
  • DVD, double-sided disc; Region 1, NTSC; 5.1 Dolby Digital surround; widescreen presentation preserving the original 2.35:1 aspect ratio of the original theatrical exhibition, enhanced for widescreen televisions
  • DVD-ROM and online features on Side B require: installation of the InterActual player (included), PC with DVD-ROM drive (will not work on a Mac), Microsoft Windows 98SE or higher operating system, Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 or higher, internet access
Video recording format
DVD

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