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Andre's Lives Records

 Collection
Identifier: Mss 411

Scope and Contents

This collection contains the production materials, including background information, interview transcripts, photos, locations, archival information requests and edits, for the film Andre’s Lives.

Dates

  • 1990s

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no restrictions on accessing material in this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright restrictions may apply. Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

This film was made in the 1990s and released in 1999. It follows the life of Andre Steiner, a Jewish architect who saved over 7,000 Jews during the Holocaust by bribing Nazis and creating labor camps. It illuminates both his life during the war and after, when he relocated to Atlanta, GA, and shows him sharing his life story with his sons for the first time. It also includes Andre’s testimony in the war-crimes tribunal against some of the Nazis that he bribed to maintain the labor camps. (Icarus Film, 1999) After coming to America, Andre continued his work as an architect, got married and had two sons. For most of his time in Atlanta, Andre chose to ignore his past, this film shows him going back to Europe and sharing his life story with his sons. Born August 22, 1908 in Slovakia, Andre died in April of 2009. (United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, 1996 )

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Production materials, research and interviews for the Holocaust film Andre’s Lives, produced by Brad Lichtenstein.

Arrangement

The folders in this collection are arranged alphabetically.
Title
Andre's Lives Records
Status
Completed
Author
Processed by Victoria H. Schaeffner
Date
2018
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum Repository

Contact:
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