> On Fri, 10 Jun 1994, Steve . Kellman wrote:
> > Though it is not an aesthetic justification, it should be noted that
> > Spielberg's use of the red coat has precedent in the Thomas Keneally book
> > from which he derived the story.  Keneally describes a little girl in
> > Cracow who stands out from all the others by the brilliant red of her
> > clothing.
>   thank you for mentioning this -- the witnesses who told Keneally
> of the Cracow round-up remarked on this small girl in her very red coat,
> and how it seemed impossible that she wouldn't be seen by the Gremans.
> It is an extraordinarily visual passage in the book.