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Varian's war [videorecording] / Showtime presents in association with Barwood Films, Ardent Productions an Ardglasson Productions Gryphon Films co-production ; produced by Kevin Tierney, Michael Deakin ; written and directed by Lionel Chetwynd.

Publication:
[S.I. : s.n., 20--].
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (121 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Subjects:
Fry, Varian, 1907-1967 -- Drama.
Made-for-TV movies.
Historical television programs.
Biographical television programs.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Jews -- Rescue -- France -- Drama.
Holocaust, Jewish (1939-1945) -- Drama.
Form/Genre:
Historical films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Language:
Includes English and Spanish language tracks.
System Details:
DVD-R
Summary:
The story of Varian Fry. During World War II, he constructed an elaborate underground rescue network saving some of the most influential figures of that era, including painter Marc Chagall.
Participant:
William Hurt, Julia Ormond, Matt Craven, Maury Chaykin, Alan Arkin, Lynn Redgrave.
Credits:
Editor, Denis Papillon; music composed by Neil Smolar; director of photography, Daniel Jobin.
Notes:
Originally broadcast in 2000.
Special features: interviews, costume design gallery, essay about some of the prominent people Varian Fry saved, art production gallery.
Local notes:
Presented to the Penn Libraries by Harvey Sheldon.
Penn Provenance:
Sheldon, Harvey (donor)
Contributor:
Chetwynd, Lionel, 1940- , Screenwriter, Director
Tierney, Kevin. , Producer
Deakin, Michael. , Producer
Hurt, William. , Actor
Ormond, Julia. , Actor
Craven, Matt. , Actor
Chaykin, Maury. , Actor
Arkin, Alan. , Actor
Redgrave, Lynn, 1943-2010. , Actor
Smolar, Neil. , Composer
Barwood Films, Ltd. , Producer
Ardent Productions. , Producer
Ardglasson Productions. , Producer
Gryphon Films. , Producer
Harvey Sheldon Jewish American Music Video Research Library (University of Pennsylvania)
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