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    The last fighters Catalog Record Only

    Features the last six survivors of the 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising, as they recount the events and their own roles in the mass rebellion of the local Jewish population against the occupying Germans. The film accompanies the six last surviving Warsaw Ghetto uprising fighters, all over eighty years old, between 2003-2006. Kazik Rotem, Masha Futermilch-Gleitman, Pnina Greenspan and Aharon Carmi live in Israel. Brunk ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2006
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    Pi ha-mered = Flames in the ashes / Catalog Record Only

    Using testimony of eyewitnesses and recently discovered footage, this documentary explores the many ways in which Jews resisted the Nazis. The voices of those who survived the horrors of the Holocaust tell the stories of Jewish resistance in Europe before and during World War II, from participation in national partisan movements to individual acts of bravery and sacrifice, such as the uprising in the ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1986
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    Schindler / Catalog Record Only

    Copyright: reg. unknown. Copyright notice on video: Thames ; 1983. Narrated by Dirk Bogarde ; music performed by Henry and Leo Rosner ; photography, Simon Kosloff, Steve Javor, Chris Ward. Broadcast on PBS, but year of broadcast not available from DLT Entertainment, which supplied program to American Program Services, which distributed it to PBS. LC probably has U.S. reissue copy. In English and German ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1983
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    The boy in the striped pajamas / Catalog Record Only

    Set in Poland during World War II. Innocent and naive 8-year-old Bruno is bored and restless in his new home. Ignoring his mother, he sets off on an adventure in the woods. He comes across a high fence which separates him from the people he can see through it. Soon he meets a young boy in striped pajamas, and a surprising friendship develops.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Schindler's list / Catalog Record Only

    PA659-866 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Universal City Studios, Inc. & Amblin Entertainment, Inc. NM: all other cinematographic material. DCR 1993; PUB 16Nov93; REG 1Feb94; PA659-866. Executive producer, Kathleen Kennedy ; director of photography, Janusz Kaminski ; film edited by Michael Kahn ; music by John Williams ; violin solos by Itzhak Perlman. Liam Neeson, Ben Kingsley, Ralph Fiennes, Caroline Goodall. Based on the novel ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1993
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    The courageous heart of Irena Sendler / Catalog Record Only

    As a social worker, Irena had access to the Warsaw Ghetto, making it possible for her to rescue the daughter of a Jewish friend and safely hide the young girl with a Catholic family. Realizing that thousands of children were still in danger, Irena recruited sympathetic friends and co-workers to smuggle children out and place them in safe homes, farms and convents. At great ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2009
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    Jakob the liar / Catalog Record Only

    During World War II in Nazi occupied Poland, poor Jewish café owner Jakob accidentally overhears a forbidden radio news bulletin reporting Soviet military successes against German forces. Jakob spreads the word through the ghetto of the Russian army's progress. When he realizes the effect of the news, he begins inventing stories and passing them along, creating fictional war reports that suggest that the occupation ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1999
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    Who was Jerzy Kosinski? / Catalog Record Only

    Examines the life of Jerzy Kosinski. Looks at the similarities and differences in the published accounts of both Kosinski's and filmmaker and author Jack Kuper's orphaned childhoods in wartime Poland and discusses their difficult relationship.

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1996
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    Siege / Catalog Record Only

    In September 1939, when Germany invaded Poland, the American film-maker Julien Bryan found himself the only neutral photographer to remain in Warsaw. Over a period of two weeks he shot several thousand feet of film, recording the devastation of the city and the anguish of its people. Early in 1940, his film Siege was released in theatres throughout the United States and in later ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2010
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    Secrets of the dead. Escape from Auschwitz / Catalog Record Only

    "Escape from Auschwitz tells the incredible story of two young Slovak Jews, Rudol[f] Vrba and Alfred Wetzler, who managed to escape by hiding in a woodpile for three days, then fleeing across enemy territory, determined to tell the world about the atrocities being committed by the Nazis at the camp"--Container.

    • Contributor: Dunlop, Alex - Whitaker, David - Firefly (Firm) - Wnet (Television Station : New York, N.Y.) - Channel Five (Great Britain) - Channel 4 International - History Channel (Great Britain) - Pbs Home Video - Copyright Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2008
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    Les deux vies d' Eva The two lives of Eva / Catalog Record Only

    Through interviews and archival documents, documentary filmmaker Esther Hoffenberg explores her mother Eva's life as a young woman in Poland and Germany during World War II. Eva's family accepted German citizenship and her father collaborated with the Nazis to maintain his business. After the war, Eva emigrated to France and was disinherited by her father for marrying a Jewish man. She suffered a series ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 2005
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    Dangerous moonlight = Suicide squadron / Catalog Record Only

    Carole and Stefan meet during an air raid in Warsaw. She is an American journalist and he is a Polish flyer, seeking refreshment in the music which is his real life. They realize the attraction between them but they are soon separated. After the fall of Poland, Stefan escapes to America where he is reunited with Carole and they marry. He continues his career ...

    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1942
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    [On the firing line with the Germans / Catalog Record Only

    The drive of German General Paul von Hindenburgh's army against the Russians is shown. Passengers aboard a ship in the English Channel look for submarines and then pass through customs. The Kaiser, Kaiserin and notables of the German army are shown. The ruins of Warsaw, actual fighting at the German front and the capture of Novogeorgievsk, called the greatest fort in Russia-Poland, are shown. ...

    • Contributor: Jacobs, Siegfried T. - Durborough, Wilbur H. (Wilbur Henry) - Ries, Irving G. - Industrial Moving Picture Co. - National Archives Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Original Format: Film, Video
    • Date: 1915