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Varian Fry : the artist's Schindler

Author: British Broadcasting Corporation.; RM Arts (Firm); Home Vision (Firm)
Publisher: Chicago, IL : Home Vision, ©1997.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1941, a young Harvard-educated journalist left New York with a list of around two hundred names. The names belonged to European artists and intellectuals unable to escape Nazi occupied territories. Varian Fry's mission was to aid those at risk of persecution by providing a means of escape. Using Fry's memoirs, archive film, and interviews, this program tells the story of a man respnsible for saving over two  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Videocassettes
Named Person: Varian Fry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: British Broadcasting Corporation.; RM Arts (Firm); Home Vision (Firm)
ISBN: 0780022939 9780780022935
OCLC Number: 44161554
Credits: Director, David Kerr ; executive producer, Andrea Miller ; research by Cecilia Weiss ; edited by Julia Meadows.
Performer(s): Narrated by Sean Barrett ; readings by Eric Loren, John Wood, Aletta Lohmeyer, Philippe Monnet.
Description: 1 videocassette (50 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: Artist's Schindler
Responsibility: a BBC, RM Arts co-production ; director, David Kerr.

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In 1941, a young Harvard-educated journalist left New York with a list of around two hundred names. The names belonged to European artists and intellectuals unable to escape Nazi occupied territories. Varian Fry's mission was to aid those at risk of persecution by providing a means of escape. Using Fry's memoirs, archive film, and interviews, this program tells the story of a man respnsible for saving over two thousand people from the Nazi persecution.

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