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Holocaust -- The Story of the Family Weiss

Holocaust -- The Story of the Family Weiss(1978)

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Chosen as the Outstanding Limited Series (1977-78) at Emmy Award time, this original drama about two German families that are affected by events between 1935 and 1945 rivaled "Roots" in its impact on viewers in this country and sparked controversy throughout Europe as it premiered on television in o

Michael Moriarty (the lawyer), Meryl Streep (the Catholic girl who marries into the Jewish family), and one-time sex symbol Carroll Baker's daughter, Blanche (making her acting debut as the family's youngest daughter who becomes a Nazi victim after going mad following an assault) won Emmys for their performances, as did Marvin Chomsky for his direction, Morton Gould for his music score and Peggy Farrell and Edith Almoslino for their costumes.

Emmy nominations (16 in all) also were given to Fritz Weaver, Rosemary Harris, Sam Wanamaker, David Warner and Tovah Feldshuh as well as production designer Wilfrid J. Shingleton and supervising editor Stephen A. Rotter.

Cast & Crew

Tom Bell Adolph Eichmann
Joseph Bottoms Rudi Weiss
Tovah Feldshuh Helena Slomova
Marius Goring Heinrich Palitz
Rosemary Harris Berta Palitz Weiss
Anthony Haygarth Heinz Muller
Ian Holm Heinrich Himmler
Lee Montague Uncle Sasha
Deborah Norton Marta Dorf
Robert Stephens Uncle Kurt Dorf
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Release Date:  1978 Production Date: 
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  • For the next generation

    Joan 2011-09-09

    I would love to see the movies of the holocaust shown again, now, for my grandchildren, and all children of their era, who don't have any idea what it... MORE>

  • This movie is exceptional!

    Carolyn Gaydosh 2010-01-16

    I really wish this could be out! This is a must to watch! I watched this when I was 17 and after all these years I have never forgotten it. It draws you... MORE>

  • HOLOCAUST - THE WEISS FAMILY STORY

    Janet Gonzalez 2006-10-16

    I want to see again the Holocaust (tv mini serie of 1978). I saw it when I had 19 years old. Its my dream my son and daughter seen the movie, the best... MORE>