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Exodus (2002, original release: 1960)


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MoviesDVD/ACTION/EXODUSDue 10-10-15
Published: Santa Monica, CA : MGM Home Entertainment, c2002
Description:  1 videodisc (208 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 9780792853695,
Language:  English

Based on the book by Leon Uris

Originally released as a motion picture in 1960

Includes: original theatrical trailer

Paul Newman, Eva Marie Saint, Ralph Richardson, Peter Lawford, Lee J. Cobb, Sal Mineo, John Derek, Hugh Griffith, Gregory Ratoff, Felix Aylmer, David Opatoshu, Jill Haworth

This film dramatizes part of the Israeli independence moment, dealing with various factions involved in the internecine struggle between the moderate Haganah and the radical terrorist Irgun Zvai Leumi. Interspersed throughout are segments showing the migration of European Jews to the new land, paying special attention to the ragged survivors of Nazi death camps on board the vessel Exodus, blockaded in a Cyprus harbor by British warships. The film also depicts the struggle of the Jews in Palestine to gain partition, then profiles the main characters after the partition, fighting to continue as the nation of Israel

DVD, widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio)

Closed-captioned; in English with optional English, French, or Spanish subtitles

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Palestine -- Drama -- History -- 1917-1948
Feature films
Action and adventure films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
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Additional Credits:
Preminger, Otto
Trumbo, Dalton, 1905-1976
Newman, Paul, 1925-2008
Saint, Eva Marie, 1924-
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983
Lawford, Peter, 1923-1984
Cobb, Lee J., 1911-1976
Mineo, Sal, 1939-1976
Derek, John, 1926-1998
Griffith, Hugh, 1912-1980
Ratoff, Gregory, 1897-1960
Aylmer, Felix, 1889-1979
Opatoshu, David, 1918-1996
Haworth, Jill
Gold, Ernest, 1921-1999
Uris, Leon, 1924-
United Artists Corporation
MGM Home Entertainment Inc

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