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Holocaust [videorecording] : the story of the family Weiss / a Titus production ; written by Gerald Green ; producer, Robert Berger ; director, Marvin J. Chomsky.

Other Title:
Story of the family Weiss [videorecording]
Publication:
[S.l. : s.n., 20--].
Format/Description:
Video
3 videodiscs (449 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Television programs.
Television series.
War television programs.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
Follows the tragedy and triumph of the Weiss family of Berlin and intertwines their fate as European Jews with the story of a German family, the Dorfs, whose members include a high-ranking Nazi officer ... Uses the stories of these fictional families to portray the atrocities against the Jewish people from the 1930s to 1945, and presents a heart-wrenching portrait of their struggle.
Participant:
James Woods, Meryl Streep, Michael Moriarty, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Fritz Weaver, Rosemary Harris, David Warner, Anthony Haygarth, Sam Wanamaker, Blanche Baker.
Credits:
Director of photography, Brian West ; supervising film editor, Stephen A. Rotter ; music, Morton Gould.
Notes:
Originally broadcast on CBS television in 1978.
Emmy Awards, 1978: Emmy - Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design for a Drama or Comedy Series (Peggy Farrell, Edith Almoslino) ; Outstanding Directing in a Drama Series (Marvin J. Chomsky) ; Outstanding Film Editing in a Drama Series (Stephen A. Rotter, Robert M. Reitano, Craig McKay, Alan Heim, Brain Smedley-Aston) ; Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series (Michael Moriarty) ; Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series (Meryl Streep) ; Outstanding Limited Series (Herbert Brodkin, Robert Berger) ; Outstanding Single Performance by a Supporting Actress in a Comedy or Drama Series (Blanche Baker) ; Outstanding Writing in a Drama Series (Gerald Green).
Golden Globes, USA, 1979: Golden Globe - Best TV Actor - Drama (Michael Moriarty) ; Best TV Actress - Drama (Rosemary Harris)
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Chomsky, Marvin J., 1929- , Director
Berger, Robert, 1934- , Producer
Green, Gerald. , Screenwriter
Woods, James, 1947- , Actor
Streep, Meryl. , Actor
Moriarty, Michael, 1941- , Actor
Bottoms, Joseph. , Actor
Feldshuh, Tovah. , Actor
Weaver, Fritz, 1926- , Actor
Harris, Rosemary, 1930- , Actor
Warner, David, 1941- , Actor
Haygarth, Tony, 1945- , Actor
Wanamaker, Sam, 1919-1993. , Actor
Baker, Blanche, 1956- , Actor
Gould, Morton, 1913-1996 , Composer
Titus Productions. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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