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Holocaust: Theresienstadt
Holocaust Theresienstadt
Actors: Simon Wiesenthal, Dr. Wolfgang Scheffler
Director: Irmgard von zur Mhlen
Genres: Documentary, Military & War
NR     2005     0hr 53min

Between 1941 and 1945, the little fortress town of Theresienstadt in Czechoslovakia was the transit point for the death camps in the east for thousands of European Jews. The Jewish people deported there from 1941 onwards w...  more »


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Actors: Simon Wiesenthal, Dr. Wolfgang Scheffler
Director: Irmgard von zur Mhlen
Genres: Documentary, Military & War
Sub-Genres: Documentary, Military & War
Studio: Arts Magic
Format: DVD - Color
DVD Release Date: 10/25/2005
Original Release Date: 01/01/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 01/01/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 0hr 53min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 8
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Movie Reviews

Excellent but very emotional
Paul A. Smit | Bedfordview, Gauteng South Africa | 05/25/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"Enjoyed learning but found it to be very emotional. Having bee on tour of the Concentration camps in Poland Two years ago revived memories of disguist at Nazi Germany and the lack of interest the rest of the world showd during this muderous period

Compelling portrayal of Theresienstadt
z hayes | TX | 03/08/2010
(4 out of 5 stars)

"Theresienstadt was not an extermination camp, but that does not mean the inmates in this camp had it easy. Starvation was rampant, as was disease, and the Nazis used Terezin (as it was also known) as a "model" camp, deceiving people into believing that the Jews were not so badly treated after all, the worst deception being perpetrated in front of the Red Cross when they visited the camp during the war. Many of the inmates were eventually selected for deportation to the death camps, including women and children. The most interesting aspect of this film (for me) was the rare archival film footage of the camp and its inmates. There is also footage of German propaganda films of the period. Included is compelling testimony by survivors of the camp. Recommended.