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Alden Films

Overview
Works: 208 works in 261 publications in 1 language and 1,264 library holdings
Genres: History  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Personal narratives  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Biographical films  Interviews  Pictorial works 
Roles: Distributor, Producer, Author
Classifications: DS109.9, 956.944
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Alden Films
Sighet, Sighet( Visual )

4 editions published between 1964 and 2013 in English and held by 69 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A haunting film about Elie Wiesel's hometown and roots. This work describes the deportation of the Jews as an event of little consequence to his non-Jewish neighbors
Ancient roots : archaeological exploration in Israel( Visual )

1 edition published in 1987 in English and held by 52 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories that takes the viewer into the very heart of the Christian-Judaic past of the Holy Land
Sea of dreams( Visual )

2 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A portrait of historical and present day life in the Sea of Galilee region of Israel
To realize a dream : 100 years of Zionism( Visual )

2 editions published between 1997 and 2001 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Focuses on the history of Zionism from its inception until the present. Includes photographs of Herzl and the First Zionist Congress ; filmclips of major events in Zionist history. Herzl is discussed in detail, with mention of Borochov, Syrkin, Sokolow, Ussishkin, Weizmann, and Jabotinsky
The legacy of Anne Frank( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A dramatic documentary which features interviews with Dutch citizens who knew the ill-fated young diarist as a child, along with captured German films of the Nazi occupation of Holland. Filmed on location in Amsterdam, the video shows the school Anne attended, and the house where she and her family had their hiding place. Appearing in the video is Anne's father, Otto Frank, the only family member to survive the Holocaust."--Container
Children of the Exodus( Visual )

3 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Chronicles the search for a group of child survivors of the Holocasut twenty years after their arrival in Israel in 1947 on the illegal ship "Exodus". Looks at recent Jewish history and the rebirth of these children's lives in Israel
Israel : the land and its people( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This videocassette "examines the country's ancient civilizations as well as its 20th century accomplishments in agriculture, science and industry and its vibrant spiritual and cultural life"--Container label
Secrets of Jerusalem : archaeological discoveries from the 1st and 2nd temple periods( Visual )

3 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Explore of the life and times of the First and Second Temple periods hidden beneath the soil of centuries. Israel's leading archaeologists guide viewers through the tunnels and caves that played a vital role in Jerusalem's ancient history and the digs and excavations that verify Bible"--Container
Let my people go( Visual )

in English and held by 22 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the difficulties encountered by the Jews in their search for a homeland. Tells about the efforts of Theodore Herzl, the beginning of Zionism and the first Jewish settlers in Palestine, the clashes with the Arabs, the Nazi persecution, the Warsaw ghetto and concentration camps, the illegal immigration of Jews and the British camps on Cyprus, the war of independence with the Arabs, and finally the declaration of the State of Israel and the ingathering of exiles
Jerusalem : the gates of time( Visual )

2 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Describes the restoration of Jerusalem since 1967, beginning with its gates and then into the city itself. Looks at how Israel is preserving Jerusalem's existence as an historic and spiritual center while providing the services essential to a 20th century city. The video includes footage of ancient sites, recent renovations and restorations
Explorers of the Holy Land in the 19th century( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 20 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gives brief descriptions of some of the early explorers in Palestine and details their influences in 19th century civilization
Palestine for victory( Visual )

3 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A vintage film from the Second World War which shows the Yishu (pre-state Israel) as the only reliable United Nations ally in the Middle East. Featured are scenes of the Jewish brigade, war production, and defense of the land"--Container label
Kibbutz( Visual )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Kibbutz attempted in a small way to create a Jewish utopia based upon the tenets of equality, Jewish labor, and Zionism. This institution is examined in light of today's new developments, social changes, and economic imperatives
From life to life : death and mourning in the Jewish tradition ; Jewish death and mourning( Visual )

1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

These two films introduce and explain the Jewish laws and religious observances of death. Rabbi Menachem Rokeach, Rabbi Joseph Chait and others explain Jewish practices and traditions, based on Torah law. Depicts the preparation for burial, the simple pine coffin, the muslin shroud, the Ritual of Taharah, the burial, the shiva and the need for a tombstone
Memorandum( Visual )

2 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bernard Laufer, a Jewish glass-cutter from Toronto, and his son make a return piligrimage to Belsen/ Through him some of the atrocities perpetrated are recalled, but aside from his recollections there is little evidence of past horrors in the prosperous Germany of today
Eichmann( Visual )

1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The capture of this notorious war criminal by Israeli intelligence is reenacted with interviews with the actual Mossad agents who brought him to justice after a worldwide manhunt of 15 years."--Container
Jerusalem is one( Visual )

2 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mayor of Jerusalem, Teddy Kollek, documents the reunification and growth of Israel's ancient modern capital
Six days in June( Visual )

2 editions published between 1980 and 2001 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black-and-white news clips from the period tell the story of the Six Days War in 1967
Melodies of independence( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Israel today is a thriving vigorous country where the dream of Jewish homeland has truly become a reality. In all facets of life--agriculture, commerce, industry, science, halth and the arts--Israel has developed a high level of accomplishment and expertise known and repected worldwide. In Melodies of Independece, the signing group Gevatron joyously celebrates the wonder and beauty of this brave and holy country throught music. Made up of members of Kibbutz Geva, which is located in the Jezreel Valley near Meggido, Gevantron is one of the most popular singing group in Israel"--Container
Jerusalem : the city touched by God( Visual )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Host Liv Ullman talks about the history of Jerusalem
 
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