Exodus 1947 (1997)
Release : 1997-07-06
Genre : Documentary
Runtime : 56 minutes
Company : Maryland Public Television
Cast : Murray Aronoff, Ike Aronowitz, David Ben-Gurion, Eli Bergman, Moe Bernstein, Ruth Gruber
Descriptions Exodus 1947
Exodus 1947 is a one hour PBS documentary narrated by Morley Safer with a score by Ilan Rechtman. The Exodus 1947 voyage acted as a catalyst in forming the new State of Israel. The documentary focuses on clandestine and “illegal” American efforts to finance and crew the most infamous of ten American ships that attempted to bring Jewish refugees to Palestine.