Into the Arms of Strangers

Into the Arms of Strangers

Stories of the Kindertransport

DVD - 2001
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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 remembrances of both the rescuers and the rescued
Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2001], c2000
ISBN: 9780790753096
079075309X
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (118 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Stories of the Kindertransport
Other Standard Identifier: 085391887225

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ChampionMDR Sep 11, 2015

This WW II documentary gets across the plight, devastation and few resurrections experienced by children and their families .

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akirakato
Jan 23, 2014

This is a 2000 117-minute documentary about the story of the kindertransport---a rescue operation which saved the lives of over 10,000
Jewish children from Nazi Germany by transporting them via train to England, where they were adopted by British families.
The film relies heavily on interviews of the transported children, who are now grown men and women in their 60s and 70s.
They recall their feelings and experiences of the kindertransport.
They are indeed lucky ones because 1.5 million other Jewish children perished in the concentration camp.
It is a gripping and heart-wrenching documentary.

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librarianatlarge
Jan 17, 2012

This academy award winning film is well worth watching. Many interviews with survivors provide heartbreaking insight into the lives of these children and their parents as well as the motivations of people in Britain who took them in.

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