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Varian's war : one man's fight

Author: Lionel ChetwyndWilliam HurtJulia OrmondMatt CravenMaury ChaykinAll authors
Publisher: [Calif.] : Showtime Entertainment, 2002.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The story of Varian Fry, an American journalist working in Europe at the outbreak of World War II, who constructed an elaborate underground rescue network saving 2,000 people - some were influential figures of that era - including painter Marc Chagall. The safe arrival of these individuals in the United States permanently changed the face of American culture. He is called the American Schindler.
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Named Person: Varian Fry
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Chetwynd; William Hurt; Julia Ormond; Matt Craven; Maury Chaykin; Alan Arkin; Lynn Redgrave; Showtime Entertainment (Firm); Barwood Films (Firm); Ardent Productions (Firm); Ardglasson Productions (Firm); Gryphon Films (Firm)
ISBN: 1931669228 9781931669221
OCLC Number: 780006917
Language Note: Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Notes: Originally produced for television broadcast.
In Dolby digital surround sound.
"Based on a true story"--Container.
Widescreen version.
Credits: Director and writer, Lionel Chetwynd ; producers, Kevin Tierney, Michael Deakin ; editor, Denis Papillon ; music compser, neil Smolar ; director of photography, Daniel Jobin.
Performer(s): Starring William Hurt, Julia Ormond, Matt Craven, Maury Chaykin, Alan Arkin, Lynn Redgrave.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 122 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD.
Contents: Special features: historical text, images and documentation ; costume design sketchbook ; filmographies ; interviews with William Hurt, Julia Ormond, Lynn Redgrave.
Responsibility: Showtime Entertainment ; Barwood Films ; Ardent Productions ; Ardglasson Productions ; Gryphon Films.

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The story of Varian Fry, an American journalist working in Europe at the outbreak of World War II, who constructed an elaborate underground rescue network saving 2,000 people - some were influential figures of that era - including painter Marc Chagall. The safe arrival of these individuals in the United States permanently changed the face of American culture. He is called the American Schindler.

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