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The Resource Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films, Skywalker, U.S. Holocaust Museum ; producer, Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris, (DVD)

Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films, Skywalker, U.S. Holocaust Museum ; producer, Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris, (DVD)

Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport
Title
Into the arms of strangers
Title remainder
stories of the Kindertransport
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films, Skywalker, U.S. Holocaust Museum ; producer, Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Title variation
Stories of the Kindertransport
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • engfre
  • spa
  • eng
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
Additional physical form
Also issued on VHS.
Awards note
  • Academy Award, 2001: Best Documentary, Features (Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer)
  • American Cinema Editors, 2001: Best Edited Documentary Film (Kate Amend)
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Kate Amend ; music, Lee Holdridge
Dewey number
941/.004924/0092
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Dialogue in English or French; subtitles in English, French or Spanish
PerformerNote
Judi Dench, narrator
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oppenheimer, Deborah
  • Harris, Mark Jonathan
  • Dench, Judi
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
  • Sabine Films
  • Skywalker (Firm)
  • U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
118
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
  • Jewish children
  • Jews
  • Refugees, Jewish
  • Jewish children
  • Jews
  • Refugees
  • Documentary films
  • Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films, Skywalker, U.S. Holocaust Museum ; producer, Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris, (DVD)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This film was produced with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm47800700
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780790753096
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391887225
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
18872
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AEZ-1373
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 audio
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films, Skywalker, U.S. Holocaust Museum ; producer, Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris, (DVD)
Publication
Note
  • This film was produced with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C
  • 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
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Control code
ocm47800700
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (118 min.)
Isbn
9780790753096
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391887225
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
18872
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(Sirsi) AEZ-1373
System details
DVD, Dolby digital 5.1 audio
Video recording format
laserdisc

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