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Two Ordinary Americans. Fifty Innocent Lives. One Unforgettable Journey.


In the spring of 1939, Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus embarked on a risky and unlikely mission. Traveling into the heart of Nazi Germany, they rescued 50 Jewish children from Vienna and brought them to the United States.

  1. Steven Pressman

    Director, Writer

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  1. Alan Alda

    Alan Alda

    Narrator (voice)

  2. Mamie Gummer

    Mamie Gummer

    Eleanor Kraus (voice)

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50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus
50 Children: The Rescue Mission of Mr. and Mrs. Kraus

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