The Man Who Saved the Louvre

At the dawn of World War II, a resistance group organized an incredible rescue of masterpieces from the Louvre Museum to keep them out of the Nazis' hands. The man leading the operation was Jacques Jaujard, the museum's director. Although a devoted servant of the state, he used his knowledge of the system to preserve these priceless works. The film combines interviews and rare footage to reveal this important chapter of history.
Aired:
Nov 06, 2018
Watch Until:
Feb 28, 2020