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Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport

Author: Deborah OppenheimerMark Jonathan HarrisJudi DenchLee HoldridgeDon LenzerAll authors
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, 2013 ©2013
Series: Archive collection.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Academy Award-winning documentary chronicling the mass exodus of Jewish children from pre-World War II Germany into neutral countries, where they were adopted by new families.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
War films
Historical films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Secondary (senior high) school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Deborah Oppenheimer; Mark Jonathan Harris; Judi Dench; Lee Holdridge; Don Lenzer; Kate Amend; Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- ),; Sabine Films,; Warner Home Video (Firm),; United States Holocaust Memorial Museum,
OCLC Number: 860912457
Language Note: English or Canadian French language tracks; optional Spanish, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: This disc may not play on all machines or drives.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2000.
Study guide listed on Special Features menu is not available on this DVD, nor is it available through link given on menu.
Credits: Director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Kate Amend ; music, Lee Holdridge.
Performer(s): Narrated by Judi Dench.
Awards: Academy Award winner, 2000: Best Documentary (Feature) (Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer)
Named to the National Film Registry in 2014 by Library of Congress.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sound, black and white and color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R; fullscreen (1.37:1); Dolby Digital 5.1.
Contents: Prologue --
Pride and joy --
Life under Hitler --
Invasion of Austria --
Where to flee --
Ninth of November --
Birth of the Kindertransport --
The Kinder --
Preparing to leave --
Last goodbyes --
The journey --
Arrival in England --
Kurt and Mariam --
Hostels and manors --
Dear parents --
On the shoulders of children --
War --
Somewhere to belong --
The Dunera --
Deportation to the camps --
The Coventry blitz --
Work of importance --
Family reunion --
War's end --
Survival is an accident --
Another set of parents --
Living with the past --
Coda and end credits.
Series Title: Archive collection.
Other Titles: Arms of strangers
Stories of the Kindertransport
Responsibility: Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Sabine Films production ; produced in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris.
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Academy Award-winning documentary chronicling the mass exodus of Jewish children from pre-World War II Germany into neutral countries, where they were adopted by new families.

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