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The rape of Europa

Author: Richard BergeNicole NewnhamBonni CohenRobert M EdselJon ShenkAll authors
Publisher: [Venice, CA] : Menemsha Films, [2008]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces "Monuments Men". It is work that continues to this day.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Art
History
Documentary films
Film adaptations
Art and the war
Named Person: Lynn H Nicholas
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Richard Berge; Nicole Newnham; Bonni Cohen; Robert M Edsel; Jon Shenk; Joan Allen; Lynn H Nicholas; Menemsha Films.; Actual Films.; Agon Arts & Entertainment.; Oregon Public Broadcasting.
OCLC Number: 212225332
Language Note: In English, German, Polish, French, Russian, and Italian with English subtitles; closed-captioned.
Notes: Documentary.
Based on the book by Lynn H. Nicholas.
Originally produced in 2006, released in 2007.
Bonus feature: Trailer.
Menemsha Films: M107 (on container spine); B0011ZJ5C2 (on back of container).
Credits: Director of photography, Jon Shenk ; editor, Josh Peterson ; music composer, Marco d'Ambrosio ; for Actual: Jon Shenk, producer.
Performer(s): Narrator, Joan Allen.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (117 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; Widescreen (1:1:85 aspect); Dolby digital.
Contents: Greatest thieves --
New fascist art --
Purchase and plunder --
Cracow --
Total chaos --
Furniture operation --
State Hermitage Museum --
War --
Monuments men --
Violated --
Final weeks --
Restoration.
Responsibility: an Actual Films production, in association with Agon Arts & Entertainment and Oregon Public Broadcasting ; written, produced and directed by Richard Berge, Nicole Newnham and Bonni Cohen ; co-producer, Robert M. Edsel ; for Actual Films: Jon Shenk, producer.
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Imagine the world without our masterpieces. Interviews with eyewitnesses and historians and newsreel footage show how during World War II the Nazis systematically took or destroyed the art of Europe. It follows the heroic Europeans who first hid, and then set out to find and return what had been taken, with the help of the Allied forces "Monuments Men". It is work that continues to this day.

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