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My grandfather's house : the journey home

Author: Ron Steinman; Eileen Douglas; Douglas/Steinman Productions.; Cinema Guild.
Publisher: New York, NY : Cinema Guild, [©2005]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Database:WorldCat
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Follows filmmaker Eileen Douglas's search to find her grandfather's house in Kovno, Lithuania, which he left behind in 1911 at the age of 16 when he fled to America to escape the Tsar's Army. Weaving together original footage, old photographs, archival records, old Yiddish letters, archival film footage, family reminiscences and interviews, she attempts to discover where it all began.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Historical films
History
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Ron Steinman; Eileen Douglas; Douglas/Steinman Productions.; Cinema Guild.
OCLC Number: 62858920
Notes: Originally produced in 2004.
This disc is a recorded DVD and may fail to play on some DVD players or drives.
Credits: Camera, Cynthia Wade ; editor, Mary Perica ; original music, John Hodian.
Performer(s): Writer/narrator, Eileen Douglas.
Description: 1 videodisc (72 min.) : sound, color and black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Recorded DVD.
Responsibility: Cinema Guild ; Douglas/Steinman Productions ; director, Ron Steinman ; producers, Ron Steinman, Eileen Douglas.

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Follows filmmaker Eileen Douglas's search to find her grandfather's house in Kovno, Lithuania, which he left behind in 1911 at the age of 16 when he fled to America to escape the Tsar's Army. Weaving together original footage, old photographs, archival records, old Yiddish letters, archival film footage, family reminiscences and interviews, she attempts to discover where it all began.

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