4 videodiscs (372 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.) + 1 booklet (unpaged : col. ill. ; 18 cm.)
9780790798837 (liner : set), 0790798832 (liner : set)
Copyright 1994--Disc surface.
Special features: new series introduction and closing remarks by Kevin Costner, CGI insight with director Jack Leustig, bonus CD-ROM disc of extensive archival and making-of material.
Executive producers, Jim Wilson, Kevin Costner ; head of research, Lee Miller ; directors of photography, Dyanna Taylor ... [et al.] ; composer, Peter Buffett ; edited by Susan Crutcher, Rick Blue, Edgar Burcksen. CD-ROM produced and directed by W.T. Morgan.
Hosted by Kevin Costner ; narrated by Gregory Harrison ; voices of: Tim Bottoms, Tantoo Cardinal, Gary Farmer, Graham Greene, Castulo Guerra, Amy Madigan, Edward James Olmos, Tony Plana, Eric K. Schweig, Patrick Stewart, Wes Studi, Gordon Tootoosis, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild.
Eric Schweig, Gordon Tootoosis, Wes Studi, Castulo Guerra, Tony Plana, Edward James Olmos, Patrick Stewart, Gary Farmer, Tom Jackson, Tantoo Cardinal, Dante Basco, Sheldon Peters Wolfchild, Tim Bottoms, Michael Horse, Graham Greene, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Amy Madigan, Frank Salsedo, Kurtwood Smith.
500 Nations is an eight-part documentary that looks back at life in North America before the arrival of the Europeans, then follows the epic struggles of Indian Nations as the continent is reshaped by contact.
DVD; region 1, NTSC; full screen presentation; CD-ROM (bonus): Microsoft Windows compatible; CD-ROM features not available on Apple Mac OS.
In English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.