E1 Entertainment and The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Foundation have partnered to create "The Archive of American Television Presents", an exclusive DVD library featuring culturally and historically significant programs from the Golden Age of Television.
Anything Goes! - NBC Colgate Comedy Hour with Frank Sinatra and Ethel Merman (1954)
A tele-biography by renowned author, screenwriter, and film critic James Ageee, Mr. Lincoln (1952) earned wide acclaim as the centerpiece of OMNIBUS' inaugural season. Starring: Royal Dano and Joanne Woodward, with memorable funeral-train sequences by second-unit director Stanley Kubrick.
The 2-DISC COLLECTION also includes these additional features:
Uncle Tom s Cabin (1955) An excerpt from the Harriet Beecher Stowe classic adapted by Ellen Violett
The Four Flags of the Confederacy (1955)15-minute historical feature by Arnold Sundgaard
Lee at Gettysburg (1957) broadcast on NBC A three-act play in blank verse by Alvin Sapinsley
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