Forgotten Ellis Island

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Forgotten Ellis Island
Directed by Lorie Conway
Produced by Amy Stechler
Narrated by Elliott Gould
Music by Gil Talmi
Cinematography Ken Willinger
Edited by William A. Anderson
Release date
Running time
62 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Forgotten Ellis Island is a documentary film directed by Lorie Conway and narrated by Elliott Gould.[1] A book of the same name by Lorie Conway, designed by Judith Stagnitto Abbate, was published by Smithsonian Books in 2007.[2] The film took 9 years to produce and was supported by three grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities. It portrays the story of the Ellis Island Immigrant Hospital. The work premiered on the Public Broadcasting Service on February 9, 2009.[3]


  1. ^ Chan, Sewell (26 October 2011). "Ellis Island’s Forgotten Hospital". New York Times. Retrieved 27 December 2011. 
  2. ^ * Conway, Lorie, Forgotten Ellis Island : the extraordinary story of America’s immigrant hospital, New York : Smithsonian Books : Collins, 2007. ISBN 978-0-06-124196-3
  3. ^ "Forgotten Ellis Island". Public Broadcasting Service. Retrieved 2012-01-02. 

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