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Exodus United Artists Corporation ; screenplay by Dalton Trumbo ; produced and directed by Otto Preminger

Publication | Library Call Number: DVD-0396
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This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel.

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Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002
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Record last modified: 2012-01-20 16:23:00
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