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Paper clips [videorecording] / directed by Elliot Berlin, Joe Fab.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 2 videodiscs (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: 2-disc special ed.
  • Publisher: New York : Hart Sharp Video, [2006]

Available copies

  • 15 copies at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 2 copies at Merrimack College. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 17 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College DVD (2nd) D804.3 .P3747 2006 (DVD Merrimack only) (Text to phone) Available -
Merrimack College ERC-DVD (2nd) [ERC] D804.3 .P3747 2006 (DVD Merrimack only) (Text to phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult DVD Nonfiction DVD D 804.3 .P3747 2006 (Text to phone) Available -
Danvers Adult DVDs DVD (Text to phone) Available -
Gloucester Adult DVDs DVD/ Paper (Text to phone) Available -
Lynnfield Children's Movies Rental/Young Adult/DVD (Text to phone) Available -
Marblehead Adult DVD DVD 940.5318 PAPER 2006 (Text to phone) Available -
Melrose Nonfiction (Second Floor) DVD 940.5318 Paper (Text to phone) Available -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus DVDs DVD D804.3 .P3747 2006 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/17/2008
Peabody Main Adult DVDs DVD/Documentary (Text to phone) Missing -
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Content descriptions

General Note: Documentary.
Title from container.
Originally released in 2004.
Special features: Interviews with Holocaust survivors; The rail car journey; The students' visit to the NY Metropolitan area; audio commentary; additional interviews.
Participant or Performer Note: Linda Hooper, Sandra Roberts, Dagmar Schroeder-Hildebrand, Peter Schroeder, David Smith.
Summary: Struggling to grasp the concept of 6 million Holocaust victims, the students at Whitwell Middle School in rural Tennessee decide to collect 6 million paper clips to better understand the extent of this crime against humanity. Because Norwegians invented the paper clip and used it as a symbol of solidarity against the Nazis, students started collecting them to help visualize such vast numbers of victims. As word spread online and in the media, paper clips poured in from around the world, 11 million of which are enshrined in an authentic German railcar standing in the schoolyard.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: G.
System Details Note: DVD, region 1; Dolby Digital.
Berlin, Elliot. (Added Author). Fab, Joe. (Added Author). Hooper, Linda. (Added Author). Roberts, Sandra. (Added Author). Schroeder-Hildebrand, Dagmar. (Added Author). Hart Sharp Video (Firm) (Added Author).

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