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Children of the Holocaust / Granada Media (Firm).

Other author/creatorFilms for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
Other author/creatorFilms Media Group.
Other author/creatorGranada Media (Firm)
Format Video (Streaming) and Electronic
Publication InfoNew York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], ©1994.
Description1 streaming video file (51 min.) : sound, color
Supplemental Content Part of the Films on Demand collection
Subject(s)
Contents Introduction: Children of the Holocaust (2:25) -- European Jews in 1939 (0:59) -- Early Experience of Threat (3:26) -- Round-Ups (2:54) -- Ghettos (1:35) -- Children in Ghettos (1:07) -- Smuggled Out of Ghetto (1:45) -- Abandoned to Save Life (4:09) -- Uprooted and Hidden (2:29) -- Locked Up in Hiding (1:09) -- Arriving at Auschwitz (1:50) -- Children Gassed (1:54) -- Forced to Streets (2:43) -- Slave Labor (1:49) -- Separation from Parents (2:36) -- Recalling Gas Chamber Details (1:07) -- Loss of Parents (2:00) -- Hidden in Room (1:06) -- Aspirations (1:04) -- Last Months of War (2:29) -- Liberation (1:27) -- Survivors in the Aftermath (1:22) -- Father Returns, Mother Killed (1:58) -- Janek Weber on Surviving (1:25) -- Shmuel Sheler on Surviving (0:48) -- Empty Spots in Life (1:31) -- Where Are They Now (0:41) -- Credits: Children of the Holocaust (0:27)
Abstract About one-third of adult European Jews survived the Nazis' Final Solution, but only seven percent of children. This program tells the stories of four people who, as children, survived the Holocaust: Yehuda Bacon, one of 28 survivors out of a group of 15,000 Czech children sent to Theresienstadt and now an artist living in Israel, who describes the incredible twists of fate that kept him alive; Sophie Reichman, hidden by a non-Jewish family, who describes how she was unable to say good-bye to her mother; Janek Webber, one of only 200 Polish children to survive, who was smuggled out of the Cracow ghetto in his father's suitcase; Shmuel Sheler, whose mother bribed a peasant woman to take the 12-year-old boy back to Budapest after his family was driven out of the city and who survived by scavenging in the streets. Had Anne Frank survived, what might her story have been?
General noteEncoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on January 04, 2014.
General noteFilms on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Access restrictionAccess requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Technical detailsMode of access: Internet.
Technical detailsSystem requirements: FOD playback platform.
Source of descriptionTitle from distributor's description.
Issued in other formOriginally produced: Granada Media (Firm), 1994.
Genre/formEducational films.
Genre/formInternet videos.
Genre/formVideorecording.
Publisher number5352 Films Media Group

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