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Forgotten Ellis Island [videorecording] : the extraordinary story of America's immigrant hospital /
a film by Lorie Conway ; Boston Film & Video Productions LLC ; WGBH Educational Foundation ; produced, written & directed by Lorie Conway.
imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2009]
description
1 videodisc (ca. 57 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
ISBN
0793670241, 9780793670246
format(s)
DVD
Holdings
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imprint
[Alexandria, Va.] : Distributed by PBS Home Video, [2009]
isbn
0793670241
9780793670246
standard identifier
841887010252
publisher #
FGEI601
restrictions
Not licensed for classroom use.
credits note
Director of photography, Ken Willinger ; editor, William A. Anderson ; composer, Gil Talmi.
general note
Documentary.
performer
Narrator, Elliott Gould.
abstract
In the era before antibiotics, tens of thousands of immigrant patients were separated from family, detained in the hospital on Ellis Island, and healed from illness before becoming citizens. 350 babies were born, and ten times that many immigrants died on Ellis Island and were buried in pauper's graves around New York City.
language note
Closed-captioned.
catalogue key
7328437
date/place of event
Originally broadcast on television in 2008.
target audience
Not rated.
technical details
DVD, region 1, anamorphic widescreen (enhanced); Dolby Digital stereo., NTSC.

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