The Diary of Anne Frank Movie Review 1959

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In June 1945, a liberated Jewish refugee returns to the hidden third floor of an Amsterdam factory where he finds the diary kept by his youngest daughter, Anne. The document recounts their years in hiding from the Nazis. Based on the actual diary of 13-year-old Anne Frank, killed in a death camp during WWII.


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Available on VHS
Running time 150 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Amsterdam, World War II, Judaism, The Holocaust, True Stories, Adapted from Memoirs or Diaries, Teen Angst, Nazis & Other Paramilitary Slugs, This Is Your Life, Childhood Visions
Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters, Richard Beymer, Gusti Huber, Ed Wynn, Lou Jacobi, Diane Baker
William Mellor
George Stevens
20th Century-Fox


Oscars 1959: Art Dir./Set Dec., B&W, B&W Cinematog., Support. Actress (Winters).

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