The power of good : Nicholas Winton
Call NumberVideos W
Statement of ResponsibilityCzech Television ; Slovak Television ; directed by Matej Mináć ; produced by Matej Mináć and Patrik Pašš.
Summary"In the fall of 1938, Nicholas Winton took a pleasure trip to Prague, Czechoslovakia. He saw that Czech children in the Sudetenland were stateless. He understood that these refugee children would soon be doomed by Hitler. Although Winton was only 28 years old, he knew he had to take action. He devised a rescue operation to save these children. This inspiring documentary tells how an ordinary man took extraordinary action." —Container
Physical Description 1 videodisc (64 min.) : colour ; 4 3/4 in.
Carrier Typevideodisc (DVD)
PublisherAnn Arbor, MI : Gelman Educational Foundation
- Originally produced in 2002;
- "Includes 70 minutes of extra interview footage and additional short films detailing further information on the rescue operation, the private life of Sir Winton, his opinions, and the lives of some of the children he saved." —Container;
- Photography, Richard Krivda; music, Janusz Stokłosa, Polish Chamber Orchestra
- International Emmy Award winner, 2002