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The eternal road : an encounter with the past

Author: Max ReinhardtRon FrankPhyllis LazarTheodore BikelMichael WagerAll authors
Publisher: West Long Branch, NJ : Kultur, [2011?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The little-known story of Kurt Weill, Max Reinhardt, and Meyer Weisgal's operatic Jewish response to Hitler's Germany. The program chronicles the fascinating history of the creation and production of the opera, 'The Eternal Road', during the time when Nazi persecution of the Jews was spreading across Europe in the late 1930s. It was an artistic quest to create an opera that reflected the plight of the Jews in the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographical films
Documentary films
Educational films
Feature films
History
Nonfiction films
Named Person: Kurt Weill; Franz Werfel; Meyer Wolfe Weisgal; Meyer Wolfe Weisgal
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Max Reinhardt; Ron Frank; Phyllis Lazar; Theodore Bikel; Michael Wager; Karin Lloy; Meyer Wolfe Weisgal; Franz Werfel; Kurt Weill; Frank Productions.; Kultur International Films.
ISBN: 9780769791241 0769791247
OCLC Number: 760917688
Notes: Originally released in 2000.
Credits: Edited by Ron Frank.
Performer(s): Narrators: Theodore Bikel, Michael Wager, Karin Lloy.
Description: 1 videodisc (58 min.) : sound, color & black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; region 1; NTSC; aspect ratio 4:3, full screen; Dolby 2.0.
Responsibility: a film by Ron Frank ; produced by Frank Productions ; written and directed by Ron Frank ; producer, Phyllis Lazar.

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The little-known story of Kurt Weill, Max Reinhardt, and Meyer Weisgal's operatic Jewish response to Hitler's Germany. The program chronicles the fascinating history of the creation and production of the opera, 'The Eternal Road', during the time when Nazi persecution of the Jews was spreading across Europe in the late 1930s. It was an artistic quest to create an opera that reflected the plight of the Jews in the final days leading up to the Holocaust.

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