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The diary of Anne Frank [videorecording] / 20th Century Fox ; produced and directed by George Stevens ; screenplay by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.


  • DVD DVD
  • Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 180 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: Beverly Hills, Calif. : 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, c2003.

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Current holds

0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Merrimack College Display (1st) D810.J4 F7153 2004 (DVD Merrimack only) (Text to phone) On Display -
Northern Essex - Haverhill Campus DVDs DVD DS 135.N6 F73 2004 (Text to phone) Checked out 11/17/2008

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1959.
Based on the book 'Anne Frank: the diary of a young girl' and the play written by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.
Special features: side A: commentary -- side B: 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; Movietown news; still gallery; theatrical trailer; international trailer; restoration comparison.
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for 1956.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Cinematographer, William C. Mellor; art directors, George W. Davis, Lyle R. Wheeler; editors, David Bretherton, William Mace, Robert Swink; music, Alfred Newman; costume designer, Mary Wills.
Participant or Performer Note: Millie Perkins, Joseph Schildkraut, Shelley Winters, Richard Beymer, Gusti Huber, Lou Jacobi, Diane Baker, Douglas Spencer, Dodie Heath, Ed Wynn.
Summary: Teenaged Anne Frank, a Dutch Jew, perished along with most of her family in a concentration camp, but her hopes, dreams, and optimistic outlook has endured through the publication of her diary in 1952. Her diary conveys the precariousness of the Frank family and that of their fellow exiles, the Van Daan family and fussy dentist Mr. Dussel. They spent their time hiding from the Gestapo in a tiny Amsterdam attic.
Target Audience Note: MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details Note: DVD; 4.0 Dolby surround.
Language Note: Closed-captioned. Includes English language track, with optional English and Spanish subtitles.
Awards Note: Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 1956.
Stevens, George Cooper, 1904-1975 (Added Author). Goodrich, Frances. (Added Author). Hackett, Albert. (Added Author). Perkins, Millie, 1938- (Added Author). Schildkraut, Joseph, 1895-1964 (Added Author). Winters, Shelley. (Added Author). Beymer, Richard, 1939- (Added Author). Huber, Gusti, 1914-1993 (Added Author). Jacobi, Lou. (Added Author). Baker, Diane, 1938- (Added Author). Spencer, Douglas, 1910-1960 (Added Author). Heath, Dodie. (Added Author). Wynn, Ed, 1886-1966 (Added Author). Twentieth Century-Fox Film Corporation. (Added Author). Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment, Inc. (Added Author).

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