Playing for time

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[Saint Charles, Ill.] : Olive Films, [2013]., Paramount.
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1 videodisc (150 min.) : DVD video, sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
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Originally broadcast as a TV movie in 1980.
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Based on the book by Fania Fenelon.
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Creation/Production Credits
Director of photography, Arthur Ornitz ; editor, Jay Freund ; original music and synthesized sounds by Brad Fiedel ; costume designer, Ruth Morley ; art director, Robert Gundlach.
Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Alexander, Maud Adams, Christine Baranski, Robin Bartlett, Marisa Berenson, Verna Bloom, Donna Haley, Lenore Harris, Mady Kaplan, Will Lee, Anna Kluger Levine, Viveca Lindfors, Melanie Mayron, Marcell Rosenblatt, Max Wright, Shirley Knight.
Fania Fenelon is a Jewish cabaret singer in Paris during the Nazi invasion. Fania and thousands of other Jewish and political prisoners are sent to the Auschwitz death camp. She and a group of other classical musicians are spared from death in exchange for performing music for their captors. They are also ordered to play for the thousands being herded to the gas chambers, a 'humane' means of easing the condemned into the next world.
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DVD format, NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital 2.0.
Emmy Award for Outstanding Drama Special, Best Actress (Vanessa Redgrave), Best Supporting Actress (Jane Alexander), Outstanding Writing (Arthur Miller).
Winner of the 1981 Christopher Award.
Winner of the 1981 Peabody Award.
APA Citation (style guide)

Mann, D., Yellen, L., Miller, A., Ornitz, A. J. 1., Fiedel, B., Freund, J., Gundlach, R., Morley, R., Redgrave, V., Alexander, J., Adams, M., Baranski, C., Bartlett, R., Berenson, M., Bloom, V., Haley, D., Harris, L., Kaplan, M., Lee, W., Levine, A., Lindfors, V., Mayron, M., Rosenblatt, M., Wright, M., Knight, S., & Fénelon, F. (2013). Playing for time. [Saint Charles, Ill.]: Olive Films.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Daniel Mann et al.. 2013. Playing for Time. [Saint Charles, Ill.]: Olive Films.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Daniel Mann et al., Playing for Time. [Saint Charles, Ill.]: Olive Films, 2013.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Mann, Daniel, et al. Playing for Time. [Saint Charles, Ill.]: Olive Films, 2013. DVD.

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