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GI Jews : Jewish Americans in World War II / produced by Amanda Bonavita ; written by Maia Harris ; produced & directed by Lisa Ades ; a production of Turquoise Films, Inc. ; in association with Thirteen Productions LLC for WNET.

Ades, Lisa, (film director,, film producer.). Bonavita, Amanda, (film producer.). Harris, Maia, (screenwriter.). Zeisler, Mark, (narrator.). Brooks, Mel, 1926- (interviewee.). Cohen, Bea, (interviewee.). Fuchs, Max, (interviewee.). Kissinger, Henry, 1923- (interviewee.). Lewen, Si, (interviewee.). Reiner, Carl, 1922- (interviewee.). O'Donnell, George (Film editor), (editor of moving image work.). Gold, Daniel B., (director of photography.). Goodman, Joel (Joel Scott), (composer.). Turquoise Films, (production company.). Thirteen Productions, (production company.). PBS Distribution (Firm), (publisher.). WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.) (Added Author).
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  • 2 of 6 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531703073
  • ISBN: 1531703070
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approx. 90 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [Arlington, Virginia] : PBS Distribution, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
16x9 wide screen.
Originally produced in 2017.
Special features: extended interviews with Carl Reiner and Mel Brooks.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Daniel B. Gold ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music , Joel Goodman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Mark Zeisler ; interviewees, Mel Brooks, Bea Cohen, Max Fuchs, Henry Kissinger, Si Lewen, Carl Reiner.
Summary, etc.:
Tells the story of the 550,000 Jewish Americans who fought in World War II. In their own words, veterans both famous and unknown bring their war experiences to life, how they fought for their nation and their people, struggled with anti-Semitism within their ranks, and emerged transformed.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TV-PG.
System Details Note:
DVD; region 1, NTSC; Dolby surround 5.1.
Language Note:
In English, with optional English subtitles.
Subject: World War, 1939-1945 > Personal narratives, Jewish.
Jewish soldiers > United States > Personal narratives.
Jewish veterans > United States > Personal narratives.
Genre: Documentary television programs.
Nonfiction television programs.
War television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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