Lodz Ghetto

Overview

This documentary concerns the 200,000 Czech and Polish Jews of Lodz ghetto who were enslaved by the Nazis during World War II. Forced into labor camps, only 800 had survived by the time the camp was liberated by the Allied forces. Historical documents, archival films, interviews, and the reading of diaries of the prisoners were used to assemble this chilling story of the horrors of war. Over 1,000 still photos actually taken by ghetto residents who risked their lives were also used. The film was funded by the ...
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Overview

This documentary concerns the 200,000 Czech and Polish Jews of Lodz ghetto who were enslaved by the Nazis during World War II. Forced into labor camps, only 800 had survived by the time the camp was liberated by the Allied forces. Historical documents, archival films, interviews, and the reading of diaries of the prisoners were used to assemble this chilling story of the horrors of war. Over 1,000 still photos actually taken by ghetto residents who risked their lives were also used. The film was funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
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Special Features

HBO-sponsored making-of bonus feature, "Sources and Survivors"
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/2/2010
  • UPC: 850700001896
  • Original Release: 1988
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  • Source: Jewish Heritage
  • Time: 1:43:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 29,073

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Jerzy Kosinski Voice Only
Technical Credits
Alan Adelson Director, Producer
Kate Taverna Director, Editor
Wendy Blackstone Score Composer
Jozef Piwkowski Cinematographer
Janet Roach Screenwriter
Stephen Samuels Executive Producer
Buddy Squires Cinematographer
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Disc #1 -- Lodz Ghetto
   Main Feature
   Book Offer
   Bonus Feature
   Photo Album
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