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The Diary of Anne Frank
Directed by:
George Stevens

Directed by George Stevens, and written by Frances Goodrich (play), "The Diary of Anne Frank" (also known as "Diario di Anna Frank, Il", "Tagebuch der Anne Frank, Das") is a Biography/Drama/Thriller/War film, released on March 18 of 1959 in the USA . Millie Perkins and Joseph Schildkraut are starring, alongside Shelley Winters, Richard Beymer, Gusti Huber and Lou Jacobi.

Who is the director of "The Diary of Anne Frank":

The Diary of Anne Frank was directed by George Stevens, an American director, producer, cinematographer, actor, and writer.

Before making The Diary of Anne Frank, George Stevens had directed Giant, released in 1956, Shane (1953), Something to Live For (1952), A Place in the Sun (1951), I Remember Mama (1948), and On Our Merry Way (1948). Since, he directed The Greatest Story Ever Told, released in 1965, The Only Game in Town (1970).

What was the release date of "The Diary of Anne Frank":

The Diary of Anne Frank was first released in the United States on Wednesday, March 18, 1959. Also released on this day was Rio Bravo (dir. Howard Hawks). This was sixty (60) years ago.

It has been released on Wednesday, September 02, 1959 in France and on Friday, August 28, 1959 in Germany.

Who is at the casting of "The Diary of Anne Frank":

At the casting of The Diary of Anne Frank we find Millie Perkins (Wild in the Country (1961), Dulcinea (1963)); Joseph Schildkraut (King Richard and the Crusaders (1954), Old Los Angeles (1948)); Shelley Winters (I Died a Thousand Times (1955), The Treasure of Pancho Villa (1955)) [ more... ]

  • Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters and Ed Wynn also appeared together in The Greatest Story Ever Told, released in 1965.
  • Richard Beymer and Diane Baker also appeared together in Hemingway's Adventures of a Young Man, released in 1962.
  • Shelley Winters and Lou Jacobi also worked together in Next Stop, Greenwich Village, released in 1976.

What is the Storyline of "The Diary of Anne Frank":

Based on Anne Frank's diary, and the stage play that was adapted from it: In Nazi-occupied Holland, Otto Frank and his family have decided to go into hiding, because of the increasing persecutions against Jews. The businessman Kraler and his assistant Miep prepare a hiding place in the rooms above their place of business, and arrange for the Franks and another family, the Van Daans, to stay there. Later on, they are joined by the dentist Dussel. Together, they try to avoid detection while hoping for Holland to be liberated by the Allies, but even meeting basic needs can become a challenge, and even minor incidents could present a grave risk.

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