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The centerpiece of Omnibus during its inaugural season, "Mr. Lincoln" (1952) was an ambitious five-part biographical drama by renowned author, screenwriter and film critic James Agee that revealed the early life of America's foremost political icon. This masterpiece from the Golden Age of Television is supplemented by three additional Civil War-themed Omnibus presentations: "Uncle Tom's Cabin" (1955), an excerpt from the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic adapted by Ellen Violett; "The Four Flags of the Confederacy" (1955), a 14-minute historical feature by Arnold Sundgaard; and "Lee at Gettysberg" (1957), a three-act play by Alvin Sapinsley.
Bonus OMNIBUS SEGMENTS: Lincoln and Ann Rutledge discussed by historian Allan Nevins and author James Agee (1953), Interview with USN Capt. John M. Ellicott, who witnessed the Civil War duel of the first ironclad warships, Monitor vs Virginia (a.k.a. Merrimack), and fought 36 years later at the Battle of Manila , Historical analysis from author Jeffrey Couchman, with contributions by the Archive of American Television.
|Studio Name:||Team Marketing|
|DVD Release Date:||01/02/2014|
|Screen Format:||Full Frame|
|Run Time (in minutes):||225 minutes|
|Audio Tracks:||AC, Mono|
|Shipping Weight (in pounds):||0.32|
|Product in Inches (L x W x H):||5.5 x 0.5 x 7.44|
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