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The number on great-grandpa's arm

Author: Amy Schatz; Lynn Sadofsky; Jeffrey Noyes Scher; HBO Documentary Films,; HBO Home Entertainment (Firm),
Publisher: [United States] : HBO Home Entertainment, [2018]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : Partial animation : English
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This documentary shines a light on the tender relationship between an inquisitive American boy and his great-grandfather, a Polish-born Jew who lost both his parents to the Nazis, but was able to survive Auschwitz and make his way to America at the end of WWII. When ten-year-old Elliott asks his 90-year-old great-grandfather Jack about the number tattooed on his arm, the boy's question sparks an intimate  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Video recordings
Animated films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Personal narratives
Material Type: Partial animation, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Schatz; Lynn Sadofsky; Jeffrey Noyes Scher; HBO Documentary Films,; HBO Home Entertainment (Firm),
OCLC Number: 1054790785
Notes: Title from container.
At head of title on container: Home Box Office presents a holocaust story.
Inspired by the book "The Number on My Grandfather's Arm" by David A. Adler.
16:9 widescreen (1.78:1).
Bonus features: survivor stories; behind the scenes.
Credits: Animation by Jeff Scher ; edited by Tom Patterson ; director of photography, Alex Rappoport ; music composer, Keith Kenniff ; animation production & graphic design Eight and a Half, NY.
Target Audience: Rating: TV-PG.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 19 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; (1.78:1 aspect ratio) widescreen; Dolby digital 5.1.
Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films presents ; directed and produced by Amy Schatz ; produced by Lynn Sadofsky.

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This documentary shines a light on the tender relationship between an inquisitive American boy and his great-grandfather, a Polish-born Jew who lost both his parents to the Nazis, but was able to survive Auschwitz and make his way to America at the end of WWII. When ten-year-old Elliott asks his 90-year-old great-grandfather Jack about the number tattooed on his arm, the boy's question sparks an intimate conversation about Jack's life that embraces happy memories of childhood in Poland.

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