Lost LA

German Exiles

Season 5 Episode 4 | 26m 4s | Video has closed captioning.

During World War II, Los Angeles served as a sunny sanctuary for European artists and intellectuals fleeing Nazi persecution. In this episode, we explore the archive of a German Jewish author at USC’s Doheny Memorial Library, tour a Pacific Palisades house famed for its literary salons and visit the Paramount Pictures studio lot, where exiles set the stage creatively for the filmmaking industry.

Aired: 04/09/22

Rating: NR

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Lost LA is a local public television program presented by PBS SoCal | KCET.