The Resource Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Sabine Films production ; produced in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; 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 in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; 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 in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Title variation
  • Arms of strangers
  • Stories of the Kindertransport
Contributor
Cinematographer
Composer
Copyright holder
Distributor
Film director
Film distributor
Film editor
Film producer
Narrator
Producer
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Screenwriter
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Academy Award-winning documentary chronicling the mass exodus of Jewish children from pre-World War II Germany into neutral countries, where they were adopted by new families
Member of
Awards note
  • Academy Award winner, 2000: Best Documentary (Feature) (Mark Jonathan Harris, Deborah Oppenheimer)
  • Named to the National Film Registry in 2014 by Library of Congress.
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Don Lenzer ; editor, Kate Amend ; music, Lee Holdridge
Dewey number
940.53161
Language note
English or Canadian French language tracks; optional Spanish, English or French subtitles; closed-captioned for the hearing impaired
PerformerNote
Narrated by Judi Dench
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1941-
  • 1934-
  • 1944-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Oppenheimer, Deborah
  • Harris, Mark Jonathan
  • Dench, Judi
  • Holdridge, Lee
  • Lenzer, Don
  • Amend, Kate
  • Warner Bros. Pictures (1969- )
  • Sabine Films
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
Runtime
117
Series statement
  • Archive collection
  • Warner archive
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • World War (1939-1945)
  • Jewish children
  • Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
  • Jewish refugees
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • Children
  • Jewish children
  • Jewish refugees
  • Kindertransports (Rescue operations)
  • England
  • Germany
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Sabine Films production ; produced in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Instantiates
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • This disc may not play on all machines or drives
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Study guide listed on Special Features menu is not available on this DVD, nor is it available through link given on menu
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
Contents
Prologue -- Pride and joy -- Life under Hitler -- Invasion of Austria -- Where to flee -- Ninth of November -- Birth of the Kindertransport -- The Kinder -- Preparing to leave -- Last goodbyes -- The journey -- Arrival in England -- Kurt and Mariam -- Hostels and manors -- Dear parents -- On the shoulders of children -- War -- Somewhere to belong -- The Dunera -- Deportation to the camps -- The Coventry blitz -- Work of importance -- Family reunion -- War's end -- Survival is an accident -- Another set of parents -- Living with the past -- Coda and end credits
Control code
ocn860912457
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316877159
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)860912457
System details
DVD-R; fullscreen (1.37:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Into the arms of strangers : stories of the Kindertransport, Warner Bros. Pictures presents ; a Sabine Films production ; produced in cooperation with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ; produced by Deborah Oppenheimer ; written and directed by Mark Jonathan Harris
Distribution
Copyright
Note
  • This disc may not play on all machines or drives
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 2000
  • Study guide listed on Special Features menu is not available on this DVD, nor is it available through link given on menu
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
Contents
Prologue -- Pride and joy -- Life under Hitler -- Invasion of Austria -- Where to flee -- Ninth of November -- Birth of the Kindertransport -- The Kinder -- Preparing to leave -- Last goodbyes -- The journey -- Arrival in England -- Kurt and Mariam -- Hostels and manors -- Dear parents -- On the shoulders of children -- War -- Somewhere to belong -- The Dunera -- Deportation to the camps -- The Coventry blitz -- Work of importance -- Family reunion -- War's end -- Survival is an accident -- Another set of parents -- Living with the past -- Coda and end credits
Control code
ocn860912457
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
883316877159
Other physical details
sound, black and white and color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)860912457
System details
DVD-R; fullscreen (1.37:1); Dolby Digital 5.1
Video recording format
DVD

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