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CREW
PRODUCER/DIRECTOR Tim Morse
CO-PRODUCER/DIRECTOR Karen Morse
WRITERS Karen Morse
Tim Morse
Federico Muchnik
Ries Vanderpol
SPECIAL CONSULTANTS Ries Vanderpol
Piet Meerburg
HISTORICAL SOURCES David Arnold
Bert Jan Flim
Mark Schellekens
HISTORICAL RESEARCH Federico Muchnik
Ries Vanderpol
TECHNICAL CONSULTANTS Jay Duchin
Dana Bille
EDITORS Tim Morse
Karen Morse
Federico Muchnik
ASSISTANT EDITORS Ben Morse
Polly Peterson
Joanna Solins
Jon Solins
PHOTOGRAPHERS Dana Bille
Tim Morse
LIGHTING Dana Bille
Tim Morse
ORIGINAL MUSIC Christopher Hossfeld
MUSICIANS
Christopher Hossfeld Piano
Jen Morse Flute
Ethel Farny Flute
Evelyn Farny Cello
Nathaniel Farny Viola
Karen Oosterban Violin
MUSIC RECORDED AT Blue Jay Studios, Carlisle MA
Will Sandalls, Engineer
NARRATOR Wendie Sakakeeny
NARRATION RECORDED AT BWA / The Stable, Cambridge MA
Bill Wangerin, Engineer
TRANSCRIPTION Liza Cormier
GRAPHICS Priscilla Sturges
WEB DESIGN Lisa Webber
FISCAL AGENT The Wang Center for the Performing Arts
CAST OF INTERVIEWEES
SURVIVORS Bernard Suskind
Netty Vanderpol
Ries Vanderpol
SAVED CHILDREN Rosie Colthof
Betty Fiszbajn
Sal Kool
Helen Lion
Fred vanVliet
RESISTANCE WORKERS Harry Cohen
Sieny Cohen-Kattenberg
Semmy Glasoog
Hilde Goldberg-Jacobsthal
Hans Kinsbergen
Rut Matthijsen
Piet Meerburg
Max Rubenstein
Jo Spier
Prof. Johan vanHulst
Otti Zanen-Lim
HISTORIANS Job Cohen, Mayor of Amsterdam
Edwin DeVries
Johannes Houwink ten Cate
Bert Jan Flim
Elma Verhey
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