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5 Excellent Documentary Film Titles On The Lincoln Assassination, The Surrender At Appomattox And Civil War Art And Photography! 3 Hours On America's War Between The States Packed Into 1 Dual Layer All Regions DVD!
THE CIVIL WAR (Color, 15 Min.)
A splendid primer on this complicated subject, dramatizing the pivotal moments of the American Civil War by combining live action with animation.
SURRENDER AT APPOMATTOX (Color, 43 Min.)
An excellent newsreel-like recreation of the events leading up to and including the surrender of Confederate forces lead by General Lee to the Union Army lead by General Ulysess S. Grant. Narrated by Hal Holbrook. Entertaining, informative and an excellent standard by which to judge other historical recreation documentaries.
THE CIVIL WAR PHOTOGRAPHERS (Color, 43 Min.)
Stunning color images of the Civil War, captured onto glass lantern slides for projection by the forerunner of today's slide projector. Gorgeous hand colorized prints of troops, camps, combat, The Monitor and The Merrimac, combatant generals and all aspects of the conflict make for an exquisite aesthetic experience. All images used on the cover jacket of this DVD collection come from this presentation.
WHILE SOLDIERS FOUGHT: THE ARTIST AT WAR (Color, 28 Minutes)
An excellent episode of the revered and informative educational TV series, which in this instance comprehensively reports on the role of the artist throughout history in general and in the U. S. Civil War in particular to provide propaganda imagery with which to wage the war of ideas, values and morale on behalf of those they serve.
THEY'VE SHOT PRESIDENT LINCOLN! (Color, 43:06)
Another excellent and riveting newsreel-like historical recreation presentation, this time concerning the assassination and possible conspiracy surrounding the murder of President Abraham Lincoln. Entertaining, informative and an excellent standard by which to judge other historical recreation documentaries.