The National Parks: A film by Ken Burns
Country of Origin: United States
Production year: 2009
Director: Ken Burns
Rating: NR(Television)
UPC [Locale]: 841887-009881
Running time: 0:00 (0 Min.)
Casetype: Unknown
Format: NTSC, Anamorphic Widescreen 2.35:1
DVD-Format: Single-Sided, Single-Layered
Released: October 06, 2009
Collection type: Owned (#6126)
Status: Available
Purchase date: October 06, 2009
Purchase price: Hidden
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Overview
THE NATIONAL PARKS is the story of an idea as uniquely American as the Declaration of Independence: that the most special places in the nation should be preserved for everyone. The series traces the birth of the national park idea in the mid-1800s and follows its evolution for nearly 150 years, chronicling the addition of new parks through the stories of the people who helped create them.

Special Features:

Disc One - The Making of The National Parks (Includes Spanish Audio and Subtitles);

Disc Two - Capturing the Parks (A behind-the-scenes look at filming of The National Parks: America's Best Idea);

Disc Three - Musical Journeys through the National Parks (National Parks Timeline, Peace at Last/ Across the Ocean, Horizons, Green Groves of Erin, The Shores of Ogygia, Teddy Bears' Picnic);

Disc Four - Outtakes (An Interview with Nevada Barr, author and former National Park Service ranger; and The Boss, the story of Frank Pinkley and Casa Grande. Narrated by Ken Burns);

Disc Five - The National Parks: This Is America (Mini Documentary, Includes Spanish Audio and Subtitles); and

Disc Six - Contemporary Stories from America's National Parks (San Antonio Missions: Keeping History Alive, Yosemite's Buffalo Soldiers, Mount Rushmore: Telling America's Stories, Manzanar: "Never Again," City Kids in National Parks, Includes Spanish Audio and Subtitles).
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Genres
Studios
Production Studios:
 • PBS
Audio format
English  Dolby Digital 5.1
English  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Spanish  Dolby Digital 2-Channel Stereo
Subtitles
English
Spanish
Tags
Documentary
Discs
# Description A B DS DL A DL B
1The Making of The National Parks
2Capturing the Parks
3Musical Journeys through the National Parks
4Outtakes
5The National Parks: This Is America
6Contemporary Stories from America's National Parks
Features
 • Closed Captioned
 • Described Video for the Visualy Impaired
Crew
Direction
Ken Burns....Director
Production
Ken Burns....Producer
Cast