Cinema's Exiles: From Hitler to Hollywood

  • 2009
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Archival footage, film clips, home movies, interviews and personal photos accent this documentary, which recounts the experiences of Jews who took refuge in Hollywood after Adolf Hitler banned them from the German movie industry in 1933, including such actors as Hedy Lamarr and Peter Lorre and directors Fritz Lang and Billy Wilder. In addition to their (more…)

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Archival footage, film clips, home movies, interviews and personal photos accent this documentary, which recounts the experiences of Jews who took refuge in Hollywood after Adolf Hitler banned them from the German movie industry in 1933, including such actors as Hedy Lamarr and Peter Lorre and directors Fritz Lang and Billy Wilder. In addition to their U.S. films, some of the groundbreaking, pre-1933 German movies they made are featured, including "The Blue Angel" and "Metropolis."

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