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Charlie Grant's war

Author: Martin LavutWilliam GoughAnna Sandor, (Screenwriter)R H ThomsonJoan OrensteinAll authors
Publisher: Stevenage : Careyvision [distributor], [between 1995 and 2012]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Between 1933 and 1945, more than six million men, women and children were slaughtered in the death camps of Europe by the Nazis. Charlie Grant's efforts directly helped more than 600 people escape the death machine. What prompted him to risk death and torture? He was a Canadian. He was a Protestant. He was wealthy. He didn't have to get involved. This extraordinary film is dedicated to an extraordinary man. A man  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Drama
Named Person: Charlie Grant
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Martin Lavut; William Gough; Anna Sandor, (Screenwriter); R H Thomson; Joan Orenstein; Jan Rubes; Douglas Campbell; Peter Boretski; Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
OCLC Number: 855333727
Notes: Based on a true story.
A CBC film production created in 1984 and aired on January 27, 1985.
"During the Nazi regime, the United States accepted more than 200,000 Jewish refugees. Britain took in 70,000; Argentina 50,000; even China took 25,000 ... Despite countless pleas, Canada accepted fewer than 5,000 Jewish refugees."--Container.
Credits: Written by Anna Sandor ; director of photography: Vic Sarin ; film editor: Myrtle Virgo ; original music composed and conducted by Thomas Legrady.
Performer(s): Starring: R.H. Thomson, Jan Rubes, Douglas Campbell, Joan Orenstein, Peter Boretski.
Awards: DVD.
Target Audience: "Suitable only for persons of fifteen years and over"--Container.; BBFC rating: PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 125 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Responsibility: produced by Bill Gough ; directed by Martin Lavut.

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"Between 1933 and 1945, more than six million men, women and children were slaughtered in the death camps of Europe by the Nazis. Charlie Grant's efforts directly helped more than 600 people escape the death machine. What prompted him to risk death and torture? He was a Canadian. He was a Protestant. He was wealthy. He didn't have to get involved. This extraordinary film is dedicated to an extraordinary man. A man prepared to risk his life to help others and in whose heart flourished the seeds of great courage, true humanity and, above all, unflinching heroism."--Container.

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