Hotel Terminus the life and times of Klaus Barbie / Samuel Goldwyn Company ; produced and directed by Marcel Ophuls

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Subjects: Barbie, Klaus, 1913-1991
Documentary films
Biographical films
World War, 1939-1945--Atrocities
War criminals--Germany--Biography
Formats: Video Recording, VHS
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, French (translated from), German (translated from), Spanish (translated from), Summary is in English
Audience: Adult
Published: [Los Angeles, CA?] : Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment ; Los Angeles, CA : Virgin Vision, c1989
Series: Portfolio collection
Portfolio collection (Virgin Vision Limited)
MCIS video collection H-63V, PTS. 1 & 2
LC Classification: D, DD
Alternate Titles: Portion of title: Life and times of Klaus Barbie
Additional Authors: Ophuls, Marcel
Samuel Goldwyn Co
Samuel Goldwyn Home Entertainment (Firm)
Virgin Vision Limited
Notes: UPC: 020897005933
Original English-language version (includes French, German, and Spanish dialogue subtitled in English)
Credits: Camera, Michael Davis ... [et al.]; chief editors, Albert Jurgenson and Catherine Zins
VHS, hi-fi, Mono
Summary: This award winning documentary covers more than 70 years, 3 continents, and 120 hours of interviews as it explores the disappearance of and subsequent 40-year hunt for Klaus Barbie, chief of Gestapo Dept. IV in Lyon, France, 1942-1944
Summary: Klaus Barbie, a ruthless SS interrogator known as the "Butcher of Lyon" was implicated in 4,000 deaths and the deportation of 7,000 Jews from occupied France - and then he disappeared. This film traces the 40 year hunt for Barbie, a hunt initiated by the very governments that later hid him and protected his family. Klaus Barbie, a wanted Nazi war criminal, was employed by the American government as an informant in Germany. When discovery was dangerously close, Barbie was smuggled out of Europe on an underground railway with ties to the Vatican. He took refuge in South America, where his "talents" were employed by the governments in Bolivia and Peru. Until he was finally brought to trial in 1987, governments harbored Barbie at the same time that his crimes were being denounced. (Original English-language version which includes French, German and Spanish footage subtitled in English. (Festival films) 1988
"70059"--Container
Miami University's MCIS video collection
IMC copy 2: In memory of Frances S. Stafford
Physical Description: 2 videocassettes (267 min.) : sd., col., with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in
Donation Info: Honoree : Stafford, Frances S
OCLC Number: 28819889
ISBN/ISSN: 0208970059

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