Forgotten Ellis Island


Date Added: 23rd June 2019


A century ago, in the shadow of the Statue of Liberty, a massive public hospital was built on two small islands next to Ellis Island. It is there that the germs of the world converged as thousands of immigrants too sick to be admitted as citizens were treated in the hospital. Through interviews with former patients and medical staff comes the forgotten story of how America treated these newcomers.


Certificate: U

Year: 2007

Duration: 56 min

Episode Length: 57min


Director: sLorie Conway

Cast: Elliott Gould

Studio: Boston Film & Video Productions LLC


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