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Into the arms of strangers [videorecording] : stories of the Kindertransport / Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films, Skywalker, U.S. Holocaust Museum
DVDs DVDs | Warner Home Video | 2001
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 940.53161 I) plus 1 more
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Adult DVD-Nonfiction 940.53161 I CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2001], c2000.
Descript
1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 audio.
Note
Dialogue in English or French; subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Performer
Judi Dench, narrator.
Credits
Director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Kate Amend ; music, Lee Holdridge ; producer, Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris.
Audience
MPAA rating: PG.
Note
This film was produced with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C.
Summary
The life-affirming tale of 10,000 children saved from Hitler's grasp and placed with foster parents and hostels in Great Britain at the outbreak of World War II. Includes archival footage and decades-later rememberances of both the rescuers and the rescued.
Awards
Academy Award, 2001: Best Documentary, Features (Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer)
American Cinema Editors, 2001: Best Edited Documentary Film (Kate Amend)
Note
Special features: two feature-length commentaries by the filmmakers, with bonus video segments branching from the track; bonus interviews with Lord Richard Attenborough and other Kindertransport participants; coverage of the London and Berlin premieres featuring HRH Prince Charles and Chancellor Gerhard Schröder; historical artifacts and memorabilia from the Kinder photo gallery; Kinder, parent and rescuer profiles; original theatrical trailer; filmmaker career highlights; DVD-ROM features: links to original theatrical website and chat rooms; downloadable study guide for viewers and educators via the website.
Local Note
MW, 12-01
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Stories of the Kindertransport
ISBN
079075309X
ISBN/ISSN
085391887225
Music #
18872 Warner Home Video
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