Harbor from the Holocaust

Mike Medavoy: Shanghailander & Hollywood Producer

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Mike Medavoy’s family was already settled in Shanghai among the Jewish emigrés who had escaped pogroms in Russia during the mid-1900s. This group offered assistance to the waves of refugees fleeing the Nazis during WWII. His boyhood in Shanghai inspired Medavoy — who eventually became a successful and well-known Hollywood movie producer, responsible for some of the most iconic films of our times.

Aired: 09/08/20

Rating: NR

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Harbor from the Holocaust

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