Never Forget (1991 film)

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Never Forget
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Genre Drama
Written by Ronald Rubin
Directed by Joseph Sargent
Starring Leonard Nimoy
Dabney Coleman
Blythe Danner
Paul Hampton
Theme music composer Henry Mancini
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Robert B. Radnitz
Terence Nelson
Cinematography Kees Van Oostrum
Editor(s) Michael Brown
Running time 94 minutes
Production company(s) Nimoy/Radnitz Productions
Turner Pictures
Distributor TNT
Original network TNT
Original release April 8, 1991 (1991-04-08)

Never Forget is a 1991 TNT drama film, starring Leonard Nimoy and directed by Joseph Sargent.


Mr. Mermelstein (Leonard Nimoy) and Mrs. Mermelstein (Blythe Danner) are a true-life California couple thrown into the spotlight of judicial history in the 1980s. He is a Hungarian-born Jew, sole survivor of his family's extermination at Auschwitz, and she is a Southern Baptist from Tennessee. Their four children are good kids, typical Americans, with just enough orneriness to irritate each other, but enough love and class to pull together when it counts. When challenged by a hate group to prove that Jews were actually gassed at Auschwitz, Mel Mermelstein rises to the occasion with the support of his wife and children, in spite of the dangers to himself, his business, and his family. William John Cox (Dabney Coleman) provides legal help (pro bono) as a lawyer, originally a Roman Catholic from Texas.



  • New York Magazine, April 8, 1991

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