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Paper Clips -- As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis.

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It began as a lesson about prejudice... What happened next was a miracle
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As a part of their study of the Holocaust, the children of the Whitwell, TN Middle School try to collect 6 million paper clips representing the 6 million Jews killed by the Nazis. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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A marvelous real life story about real small town people See more (40 total) »

Cast

 

Tom Bosley ... Himself
Casey Condra ... Himself
Cassie Crabtree ... Herself
Rachel Gleitman ... Herself
Mary Jane Higdon ... Herself
Linda Hooper ... Herself
Bernard Igielski ... Himself
George Jacobs ... Himself
Sheila Levine ... Herself
Sandra Roberts ... Herself
Peter Schroeder ... Himself
Dagmar Schroeder-Hildebrand ... Herself
Drew Shadrick ... Himself
Samuel Sitko ... Himself
David Smith ... Himself

Directed by
Elliot Berlin 
Joe Fab 
 
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Joe Fab 

Produced by
Donny Epstein .... executive producer
Joe Fab .... producer
Yeeshai Gross .... executive producer
Matthew Hiltzik .... executive producer
Robert M. Johnson .... producer
Elie Landau .... executive producer
Ari Daniel Pinchot .... producer
Stuart Avi Savitsky .... associate producer
Jeffrey Tahler .... executive producer
Bob Weinstein .... executive producer
Harvey Weinstein .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Charlie Barnett 
 
Cinematography by
Michael Marton 
 
Film Editing by
Julia Dixon-Eddy 
 
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Dror Gescheit .... dubbing engineer
Skip SoRelle .... sound re-recording mixer
Bob Sullivan .... sound recordist
 
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Deborah Christensen .... assistant to producers
 
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Karen Gottlieb .... special thanks
 

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"HBO Family: Paper Clips" - USA (cable TV title)
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UK:84 min | USA:82 min
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References Uprising (2001) (TV)See more »
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23 out of 28 people found the following review useful.
A marvelous real life story about real small town people, 25 December 2004
Author: HymanShapiro from United States

I have seen this picture and it helps restore faith in human nature. It is a documentary about what started as an 8th grade project in a small town middle school,then developed a world wide appeal and the response was enormous. What made it more unusual is that there was not a single Jewish person living in this town.

The Principal, Vice Principal, teachers and parents learned as much as the students. And all of them seemed to learn that bigotry and hatred should have no place in a civilized society. And what starts as simply not knowing anything about a person, or if the person is different, such should not lead to stereotyping.

When the students met the Holocaust survivors, there was an immediate appreciation of life on the part of the children as well as their teachers and parents. The people in the film are real people, not actors. The location almost seems illogical, but the emotions are real and each viewer should bring a hankie.

This film should be part of every 8th grade curriculum.

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