How Jacques Jaujard saved the Louvre [electronic resource] / a film by Jean-Pierre Devillers & Pierre Pochart.
- Other Title:
- The man who saved the Louvre
Academic Video Online.
- France : Wide House, 2014.
1 online resource (57 minutes)
- Jaujard, Jacques.
Musée du Louvre.
Museums -- France -- Paris -- History.
France -- History -- German occupation, 1940-1945.
France -- History.
- Documentary films.
- In French with English subtitles.
- System Details:
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- At the dawn of World War II, a resistance group organized an incredible raid of masterpieces from the Louvre, lest they end up in the hands of the Nazis. Jacques Jaujard, the assistant director of the museum, conceived and executed this daring operation. Without his ingenuity and bravery, many of the museum's masterpieces on display today could have been forever lost. Combining interviews, rare footage, including Jaujard's notebook, and animated sequences tell the story of this unknown hero.
- Title from resource description page (viewed April 03, 2017).
Won 2015 Film Euro International Emmy, Art Programming Section
- Devillers, Jean-Pierre, director.
Pochard, Pierre, director.
Badinter, Hélène, producer.
Barraud, Laura, producer.
Amalric, Mathieu, 1965- narrator.
Alexander Street Press.
Ladybird Films, production company.
- Access Restriction:
- Restricted for use by site license.
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