Holocaust (1978)

The story of man's inhumanity to man

  • Genre: Drama, War & Politics
  • Creator: Gerald Green
  • First Air Date: 1978-04-16
  • Last Air Date: 1978-04-19
  • Total Seasons: 1
  • Total Episodes: 4
  • Status: Ended
  • Episode Runtime: 88 min.
  • Production Company: Titus Productions
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Networks: NBC
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Berlin, Germany, 1935. The day Karl Weiss, a Jewish painter, and Inga Helms, a Christian woman, marry, is the one in which both of them and the entire Weiss family are caught up in the maelstrom of the Nazi regime, the storms of World War II and the horrors of the criminal Final Solution, the Holocaust, the Shoah; while Erik Dorf, an ambitious lawyer, undertakes his fall into hell at the hands of the sinister Reinhard Heydrich.

  • Keywords: berlin, germany, husband wife relationship, based on novel or book, nazi, warsaw ghetto, ss (nazi schutzstaffel), holocaust (shoah), world war ii, jew persecution, auschwitz-birkenau concentration camp, male friendship, miniseries, historical drama, 1940s, warsaw, poland, 1930s
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    Holocaust Seasons

    Season 0

    First Air Date:
    1 Episodes

    Season 1

    First Air Date: 1978-04-16
    4 Episodes

    Holocaust Episodes

    Title Air Date Duration
    Season 1Episode 1The Gathering Darkness140 min
    Season 1Episode 2The Road to Babi-Yar140 min
    Season 1Episode 3The Final Solution140 min
    Season 1Episode 4The Saving Remnant140 min
    Season 1Episode 5The Liberation140 min
    • Tom Bell

      as Adolf Eichmann
    • Joseph Bottoms

      as Rudi Weiss
    • Tovah Feldshuh

      as Helena Slomová
    • Rosemary Harris

      as Berta Palitz Weiss
    • Tony Haygarth

      as Heinz Müller
    • Michael Moriarty

      as Erik Dorf
    • Deborah Norton

      as Marta Dorf
    • George Rose

      as Lowy
    • Robert Stephens

      as Uncle Kurt Dorf
    • Meryl Streep

      as Inga Helms Weiss
    • Sam Wanamaker

      as Moses Weiss
    • David Warner

      as Heydrich
    • Fritz Weaver

      as Dr. Josef Weiss
    • James Woods

      as Karl Weiss
    Production Marilyn Johnson Casting
    Production Herbert Brodkin Executive Producer
    Production Robert Berger Producer
    Camera Brian West Director of Photography
    Production Pia Arnold Associate Producer
    Writing Gerald Green Screenplay
    Sound Dan Sable Sound Editor
    Costume & Make-Up Peggy Farrell Costume Designer
    Art Theodor Harisch Art Direction
    Costume & Make-Up Edith Almoslino Costume Designer
    Production May Capsaski Unit Production Manager
    Camera Jimmy Turrell Camera Operator
    Crew Richard Richtsfeld Special Effects
    Writing Gerald Green Novel
    Editing Brian Smedley-Aston Editor
    Art Maxi Hareiter Set Decoration
    Production Leonhard Gmür Location Manager
    Art Wilfrid J. Shingleton Production Design
    Directing Marijan David Vajda Assistant Director
    Directing Angela Allen Script Supervisor
    Lighting Helmut Klee Gaffer
    Editing Stephen A. Rotter Supervising Editor
    Production Renate Arbes Casting
    Sound Dick Vorisek Sound Re-Recording Mixer
    Sound Morton Gould Original Music Composer
    Editing Alan Heim Editor
    Sound Bernard Hayden Sound Editor
    Art Hans Jürgen Kiebach Art Direction
    Sound Jim Willis Sound Mixer
    Lighting Gerhard Ehringer Gaffer