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
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.
- Variant Title
- Story of Varian Fry and the Emergency Rescue Committee
- New York : Richard Kaplan Productions, 1997
- Educational version
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