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.
Publisher:[Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, 2010.
General Note: English and Spanish; Closed-captioned.Videodisc release of a 1994 television program produced by the Baseball Film Project, Inc. ; includes the Tenth inning shown on PBS in 2010.
Formatted Contents Note: [v. 1] [disc 1.] The first inning : our game, the 1840's-1900 (115 min.) ; [disc 2.] The second inning : something like a war, 1900-1910 (107 min.) -- [v. 2] [disc 3.] The third inning : the faith of fifty million people, 1910-1920 (120 min.) ; [disc 4.] The fourth inning : a national heirloom, 1920-1930 (117 min.) -- [v. 3] [disc 5.] The fifth inning : shadow ball, 1930-1940 (126 min.) ; [disc 6.] The sixth inning : the national pastime, 1940-1950 (151 min.) -- [v. 4] [disc 7.] The seventh inning : the capital of baseball, 1950-1960 (134 min.) ; [disc 8.] The eighth inning : a whole new ballgame, 1960-1970 (116 min.) -- [v. 5] [disc 9.] The ninth inning : home, 1970-1992 (148 min.) -- [v. 6] [disc 1.] Top of the tenth, 1992-1999 (116 min.) ; [disc 2.] Bottom of the tenth, 1999-2009 (124 min.).
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematography, Buddy Squires, Ken Burns, Allen Moore ; music, Jacqueline Schawb ... [et al.] ; editors, Paul Barnes, Yaffa Lerea, Tricia Reidy, Michael Levine, Rick Desgres.
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, John Chancellor ; voices, Adam Arkin ... [et al.].
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MPAA rating: Not rated ; Canadian home video rating: PG.