Exodus 1947 a film by Elizabeth Rodgers and Robby Henson ; a co-production of Maryland Public Television and Cicada Films.
Tells the story of a ship that had been a luxury steamship called the President Warfield. It was used as a transport ship during World War II but shortly after the war it was renamed Exodus 1947 and was used to carry Jewish refugees from Europe to Palestine to help found Israel. This mass migration was orchestrated by the Jewish organization, Haganah.
- Waltham, MA : National Center for Jewish Film, c1996
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