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]
[S.l. : s.n., 20--].
3 videodiscs (449 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Atrocities -- Drama.
Television mini-series.
Historical television programs.
Television programs.
Television series.
War television programs.
System Details:
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.
James Woods, Meryl Streep, Michael Moriarty, Joseph Bottoms, Tovah Feldshuh, Fritz Weaver, Rosemary Harris, David Warner, Anthony Haygarth, Sam Wanamaker, Blanche Baker.
Director of photography, Brian West ; supervising film editor, Stephen A. Rotter ; music, Morton Gould.
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)
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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