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Out of the ashes (2003)

Author: Joseph SargentGisella PerlAnne MeredithDonald M MorganChristine LahtiAll authors
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Showtime Entertainment, 2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
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Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to  Read more...
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Named Person: Gisella Perl; Gisella Perl
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Sargent; Gisella Perl; Anne Meredith; Donald M Morgan; Christine Lahti; Beau Bridges; Richard Crenna; Bruce Davison
OCLC Number: 612763192
Notes: Based on the book "I was a doctor in Auschwitz" by Dr. Gisella Perl.
Credits: Scriptwriter: Anne Meredith.
Photography: Donald M. Morgan.
Music: Charles Bernstein.
Cast: Christine Lahti, Beau Bridges, Richard Crenna, Bruce Davison.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by Showtime Apr. 13, 2003.
Description: 1 videodisc (113 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, zone 1.
Responsibility: directed by Joseph Sargent.

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Perl spent WWII in charge of the woman's infirmary at Auschwitz. Hoping to leave her nightmares behind her after the liberation, she applies for American citizenship in 1946. However, she is hauled into military court to explain how much she "collaborated" with the Nazis during the war. The U.S. officials are especially disturbed by the number of illegal abortions Perl performed at the camp. Perl struggles to explain how she terminated the lives of the unborn to save thousands of pregnant women from the gas chambers.

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