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Holocaust : the story of the family Weiss

Author: Robert BergerGerald GreenMarvin J ChomskyJames WoodsMeryl StreepAll authors
Publisher: Hollywood, Calif. : Paramount Home Entertainment, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : Anniversary editionView all editions and formats
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"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Television movies
War television programs
Television mini-series
Historical television programs
Fiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Historical
War
Family
Drama
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Berger; Gerald Green; Marvin J Chomsky; James Woods; Meryl Streep; Michael Moriarty; Joseph Bottoms; Tovah Feldshuh; Fritz Weaver; Rosemary Harris; David Warner; Tony Haygarth; Sam Wanamaker; Blanche Baker; Titus Productions.; CBS Television Network.; Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
ISBN: 1415740135 9781415740132
OCLC Number: 227819314
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Director of photography, Brian West ; supervising film editor, Stephen A. Rotter ; music, Morton Gould.
Cast: James Woods, Meryl Streep, Michael Moriarty, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Fritz Weaver, Rosemary Harris, David Warner, Anthony Haygarth, Sam Wanamaker, Blanche Baker.
Event notes: DVD release of the 1978 CBS miniseries.
Awards: Emmy Awards, 1978: Emmy - Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for a Drama or Comedy Series (Peggy Farrell, Edith Almoslino) ; Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (Marvin J. Chomsky) ; Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series (Stephen A. Rotter, Robert M. Reitano, Craig McKay, Alan Heim, Brain Smedley-Aston) ; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series (Michael Moriarty) ; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (Meryl Streep) ; Outstanding Limited Series (Herbert Brodkin, Robert Berger) ; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series (Blanche Baker) ; Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series (Gerald Green).
Golden Globes, USA, 1979: Golden Globe - Best TV Actor - Drama (Michael Moriarty) ; Best TV Actress - Drama (Rosemary Harris)
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 3 videodiscs (449 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC, region 1; full screen (1.33:1 aspect ratio) presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Contents: Disc one. Part 1 ; Part 2 --
Disc two. Part 3 ; Part 4 --
Disc three. Part 5.
Other Titles: Holocaust (Television program)
Responsibility: a Titus production ; written by Gerald Green ; producer, Robert Berger ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky.

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"Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle"--Container.

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