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The Port Of Last Resort

Little-known story of nearly 20,000 European Jewish refugees who fled to Shanghai in the years 1938-1941. Shanghai did not require papers for entry and became a ‘last resort’ as a safe haven from the terror of the Nazis. Archival materials, personal and published writings by refugees, relief reports and secret documents, illustrated with rare home movies, photographs, newsreels and propaganda. (General audiences). B/W & color. (79 mins)


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