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Sadako and the thousand paper cranes

Author: George LevensonEleanor CoerrLiv UllmannEd YoungInformed Democracy (Firm)All authors
Publisher: Santa Cruz, CA : Informed Democracy, 1990.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Animation   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Animated version of the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl who developed leukemia from radiation caused by the bombing of Hiroshima. While hospitalized, her closest friend reminded her of the Japanese legend that if she folded a thousand paper cranes, the gods might grant her wish to be well again. With hope and determination, Sadako began folding.
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Genre/Form: Children's videos
Motion pictures
Juvenile works
Juvenile films
Named Person: Sadako Sasaki; Sadako Sasaki; Sadako Sasaki
Material Type: Animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: George Levenson; Eleanor Coerr; Liv Ullmann; Ed Young; Informed Democracy (Firm); Better World Society.
ISBN: 1879368005 9781879368002
OCLC Number: 24073896
Notes: Based on the story by Eleanor Coerr.
Credits: Director: George Levenson; writer: Eleanor Coerr.
Performer(s): Narrator, Liv Ullmann ; music, George Winston ; artwork, Ed Young.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS, stereo.
Responsibility: a co-production of Informed Democracy and the Better World Society ; produced and directed by George Levenson.

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Animated version of the true story of Sadako Sasaki, a young Japanese girl who developed leukemia from radiation caused by the bombing of Hiroshima. While hospitalized, her closest friend reminded her of the Japanese legend that if she folded a thousand paper cranes, the gods might grant her wish to be well again. With hope and determination, Sadako began folding.

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