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The Illegals

Directed by: Meyer Levin
72 Minutes, 1947

During the British rule of Palestine, Holocaust survivors arrived from Europe by the boatful–only to find themselves refused entry. The “Aliyah Bet” movement was recorded by author and documentarian Meyer Levin, including footage of British soldiers boarding a refugee ship.


Director: Meyer Levin

Producer: Tereska Torres

Producer: Yankel Mikalovitch

Cast: Yankel Mikalovitch

Cast: Tereska Torres

Writer: Meyer Levin