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Assignment : rescue : the story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee ; Richard Kaplan productions ; Varian Fry Foundation Project/IRC ; director/producer, Richard Kaplan ; producer/writer Christina Lazardi.

Author: Meryl Streep; Richard Kaplan; Christina Lazardi; Richard Kaplan Productions.; Varian Fry Foundation Project/IRC.
Publisher: 1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
Database:WorldCat
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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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Named Person: Varian Fry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Meryl Streep; Richard Kaplan; Christina Lazardi; Richard Kaplan Productions.; Varian Fry Foundation Project/IRC.
OCLC Number: 38518210
Credits: Editor, Malcolm Jamieson ; Graphic Design Sarah Frank.
Performer(s): Narrated by, Meryl Streep.
Description: 1 videocassette (26 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
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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