The Resource Cinema's exiles : from Hitler to Hollywood, a co-production of Film Odyssey, Inc. and Turner Entertainment Co. in association with the Museum of Film and Television, Berlin, L'Institut national de l'audiovisuel, and France 3 Paris ; directed, written, and produced by Karen Thomas

Cinema's exiles : from Hitler to Hollywood, a co-production of Film Odyssey, Inc. and Turner Entertainment Co. in association with the Museum of Film and Television, Berlin, L'Institut national de l'audiovisuel, and France 3 Paris ; directed, written, and produced by Karen Thomas

Label
Cinema's exiles : from Hitler to Hollywood
Title
Cinema's exiles
Title remainder
from Hitler to Hollywood
Statement of responsibility
a co-production of Film Odyssey, Inc. and Turner Entertainment Co. in association with the Museum of Film and Television, Berlin, L'Institut national de l'audiovisuel, and France 3 Paris ; directed, written, and produced by Karen Thomas
Contributor
Broadcaster
Narrator
Production company
Publisher
Screenwriter
Television director
Television producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When Adolf Hitler became Chancellor of Germany in 1933, one of his first actions was to ban Jews from working in that country's film industry, praised as the most creative cinema in the world. Men and women who had made landmarks of movie history fled their homeland in the ensuing months and years. Many went to Hollywood. This compelling documentary traces the experiences of the exiles who took refuge in Hollywood, and examines their impact on both the German and the American cinemas. In Germany they had created ground-breaking pictures such as The Cabinet Of Dr Who, Caligari, The Blue Angel and M-The Murderers Among Us. In Hollywood, their influence ranged from the horror genre and film noir, to comedy and drama. With their lush compositions, they changed the role of music in the motion picture. They even made Westerns. Included amongst more than 800 film professionals who escaped to Hollywood in the years between 1933 and 1939 were actors Felix Bressart, Hedy Lamarr and Peter Lorre; directors Fritz Land, Henry Koster, Billy Wilder and Fred Zinnerman ; composers Frederick Hollander, Hans Salter and Franz Waxman and cinematographer Rudy Mate. Not every exile found success in Hollywood. Most never regained the fame they had known in Europe
Member of
Cataloging source
FDU
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Editor, Anny Lowery Meza ; composer, Peter Melnick ; cinematographers, Joan Churchill, Emil Fischhaber
Intended audience
TV Parental Guidelines rating: TV-PG
PerformerNote
Narrator, Sigourney Weaver
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1948-
  • 1949-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Thomas, Karen
  • Weaver, Sigourney
  • Film Odyssey (Firm),
  • Turner Entertainment Co.,
  • Deutsche Kinemathek,
  • Institut national de l'audiovisuel (France),
  • France 3 cinéma (Firm),
  • Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.),
  • Warner Home Video (Firm),
Runtime
117
Series statement
Warner Bros. Home Entertainment Group archive collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Jewish motion picture producers and directors
  • Jewish motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Motion picture producers and directors
  • Jews in the motion picture industry
  • Jews in the motion picture industry
  • Motion picture industry
  • Motion picture industry
  • Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Technique
live action
Label
Cinema's exiles : from Hitler to Hollywood, a co-production of Film Odyssey, Inc. and Turner Entertainment Co. in association with the Museum of Film and Television, Berlin, L'Institut national de l'audiovisuel, and France 3 Paris ; directed, written, and produced by Karen Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Program content: ©2007; broadcast as a PBS television documentary in 2009
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
948976576
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin College: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use only
Other control number
888574396206
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)948976576
System details
DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); full screen (1.37:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Cinema's exiles : from Hitler to Hollywood, a co-production of Film Odyssey, Inc. and Turner Entertainment Co. in association with the Museum of Film and Television, Berlin, L'Institut national de l'audiovisuel, and France 3 Paris ; directed, written, and produced by Karen Thomas
Publication
Copyright
Note
Program content: ©2007; broadcast as a PBS television documentary in 2009
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
948976576
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (117 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin College: No Public Performance Rights purchased; home, library or classroom use only
Other control number
888574396206
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)948976576
System details
DVD-R (might not be compatible with all players); full screen (1.37:1) presentation
Video recording format
DVD

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