The Diary of Anne Frank

The Diary of Anne Frank

Millie Perkins
Director: George Stevens Cast: Millie Perkins
Millie Perkins
, Joseph Schildkraut
Joseph Schildkraut
, Shelley Winters
Shelley Winters
George Stevens

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Overview

This is the autobiographical drama of a young Dutch Jewish girl hiding from the invading Nazis during World War II. Anne and her family share a claustrophobic attic with another family. Tension is often unbearable, as the people hiding know that their discovery by the enemy could lead to almost certain death at the hands of their captors. They also must contend with the Dutch Gestapo or "Green Police," who will turn them over to the Nazis if discovered. Dutch nationals risk their lives by hiding the family for two years. The group, despite the horror and crowded conditions, still find time for celebrations of Hanukkah and rejoice quietly in the small attic that has become their world. The story is told from the narrative perspective of Anne, a young girl hoping to live to womanhood. The film was nominated for several academy awards and won two for best supporting actress (Shelley Winters) and for cinematography (William Mellor).

Product Details

Release Date: 06/16/2009
UPC: 0024543581109
Original Release: 1959
Rating: NR
Source: 20Th Century Fox
Region Code: 0
Presentation: [Wide Screen]
Sound: [DTS 5.1-Channel Surround Sound, Dolby AC-3 Surround Sound]
Time: 2:59:00
Sales rank: 5,840

Special Features

Audio commentary with George Stevens, Jr. and Millie Perkins; All new featurettes:; George Stevens in WWII; The making of The Diary of Anne Frank: a son's memories; The Diary of Anne Frank: memories from Millie Perkins and Diane Baker; Shelley Winters and The Diary of Anne Frank; The sound and music of The Diary of Anne Frank; The Diary of Anne Frank: correspondence; Fox movie channel presents fox legacy with Tom Rothman; The Diary of Anne Frank: echoes from the past; Diary of Anne Frank excerpt from George Stevens: a filmmaker's journey; George Stevens press conference; Millie Perkins screen test; Fox movietonews clips; Trailers, interactive pressbook & behind-the-scenes gallery

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Millie Perkins Anne Frank
Joseph Schildkraut Otto Frank
Shelley Winters Mrs. Van Dean
Richard Beymer Peter Van Dean
Gusti Huber Edith Frank
Lou Jacobi Mr. Van Dean
Diane Baker Margot Frank
Douglas Spencer Kraler
Dody Heath Miep
Ed Wynn Albert Dussell
Robert Boon SS Man
Del Erickson Actor
William Kirschner Workman in Shop
Frank Tweddell Night Watchman
Charles Wagenheim Sneak Thief

Technical Credits
George Stevens Director,Producer
L.B. Abbott Special Effects
David Bretherton Editor
Jack Cardiff Cinematographer
George W. Davis Art Director
Frances Goodrich Screenwriter
Albert Hackett Screenwriter
Charles LeMaire Costumes/Costume Designer
William Mace Editor
William C. Mellor Cinematographer
Alfred Newman Score Composer
Edward B. Powell Musical Direction/Supervision
Stuart A. Reiss Production Designer
Walter Scott Production Designer
Robert Swink Editor
Lyle Wheeler Art Director
Mary Wills Costumes/Costume Designer

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