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The Resource Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films production ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris

Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films production ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris

Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport
Title
Into the arms of strangers
Title remainder
stories of the Kindertransport
Statement of responsibility
Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films production ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Title variation
Stories of the Kindertransport
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The life-affirming tale of 10,000 children saved from Hitler's grasp and placed with foster parents and hostels in Great Britain at the outbreak of World War II. Includes archival footage and decades-later rememberances of both the rescuers and the rescued
Awards note
Academy Award, 2000 for Best Documentary, Features (Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer) ; American Cinema Editors, 2001: Best Edited Documentary Film (Kate Amend).
Cataloging source
TEF
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Kate Amend ; music, Lee Holdridge
Dewey number
941/.004924/0092
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
English and dubbed French (Québec) soundtracks, with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish; Closed-captioned
LC call number
DS135.E5
LC item number
I586 2001
PerformerNote
Narrated by Judi Dench
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1934-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oppenheimer, Deborah
  • Harris, Mark Jonathan
  • Dench, Judi
  • Lenzer, Don
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Sabine Films
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Runtime
117
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
  • Jews
  • Jewish children
  • Jewish children
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945)
  • Jewish refugees
  • Jews, German
  • Jewish refugees
  • Jews
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films production ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • This film was produced with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C
  • Special features include: two feature-length audio commentaries by the filmmakers, with bonus video segments branching from the track; bonus interviews with Lord Richard Attenborough and other Kindertransport participants; coverage of the London and Berlin premieres featuring HRH Prince Charles and Chancellor Gerhard Schröder; historical artifacts and memorabilia from the Kinder photo gallery; Kinder, parents and rescuers profiles; original theatrical trailer; filmmaker career highlights; DVD-ROM features: links to original theatrical website and chat rooms; downloadable study guide for viewers and educators via the website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9780790753096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391887225
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color sequences
Publisher number
18872
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47800700
  • (Sirsi) o47800700
  • (OCoLC)47800700
  • 14690
  • 14690
System details
DVD; Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents a Sabine Films production ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Publication
Note
  • This film was produced with the cooperation of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, Washington, D.C
  • Special features include: two feature-length audio commentaries by the filmmakers, with bonus video segments branching from the track; bonus interviews with Lord Richard Attenborough and other Kindertransport participants; coverage of the London and Berlin premieres featuring HRH Prince Charles and Chancellor Gerhard Schröder; historical artifacts and memorabilia from the Kinder photo gallery; Kinder, parents and rescuers profiles; original theatrical trailer; filmmaker career highlights; DVD-ROM features: links to original theatrical website and chat rooms; downloadable study guide for viewers and educators via the website
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Isbn
9780790753096
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
085391887225
Other physical details
sound, black and white with color sequences
Publisher number
18872
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm47800700
  • (Sirsi) o47800700
  • (OCoLC)47800700
  • 14690
  • 14690
System details
DVD; Region 1; full screen presentation; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround
Video recording format
DVD

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