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Exile Actors in Hollywood during World War II: An Introduction

Part of the Wiener Library/Leo Baeck Institute FilmTalk Lecture Series, 'Jews, Nazis, Hollywood'.

This lecture aims to place migration patterns of Jewish exiles to Hollywood within wider industrial and political contexts, and analyse some distinctive career trajectories, such as those of Felix Bressart and Curt Bois. Film examples to be drawn on wil include Casablanca (1942) and To Be or Not To Be (1942).


Professor Tim Bergfelder | talks | www


Date and Time:

29 October 2009 at 7:00 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



The Wiener Library for the Study of the Holocaust and Genocide
29 Russell Square
020 7636 7247

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