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Assignment : Rescue : the story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee ; a film by Richard Kaplan, narrated by Meryl Streep.

Author: Meryl StreepRichard KaplanChristina LazaridiMalcolm JamiesonVarian Fry Foundation Project/IRC,All authors
Publisher: Lanham, MD : National Film Network, 1997. ©1997
Edition/Format:   DVD video : English
Summary:
After falling to the Germans, France is partitioned. In the unoccupied southern part (Vichy), several thousand refugees are trapped in Marseilles and in French camps to be "surrendered on demand" to the Gestapo. Varian Fry is sent by the newly formed Emergency Rescue Committee to Marseilles for 3 weeks to rescue 200 of the most famous intellectual refugees.
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Named Person: Varian Fry; Varian Fry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Meryl Streep; Richard Kaplan; Christina Lazaridi; Malcolm Jamieson; Varian Fry Foundation Project/IRC,; National Film Network,
ISBN: 9780802609823 0802609821
OCLC Number: 645792436
Performer(s): Narrated by, Meryl Streep.
Description: 1 videodisc (26 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Other Titles: Story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee

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After falling to the Germans, France is partitioned. In the unoccupied southern part (Vichy), several thousand refugees are trapped in Marseilles and in French camps to be "surrendered on demand" to the Gestapo. Varian Fry is sent by the newly formed Emergency Rescue Committee to Marseilles for 3 weeks to rescue 200 of the most famous intellectual refugees.

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