Francis August Schaeffer (January 30, 1912 – May 15, 1984) was an American evangelical theologian, philosopher, and Presbyterian pastor. He is best known for co-founding the L'Abri community in Switzerland with his wife Edith Schaeffer, née Seville.
Anne Frank: The Whole Story is a two-part mini-series based on the book Anne Frank: The Biography by Melissa Müller. The mini-series aired on ABC on May 20 and 21, 2001. The series starred Ben Kingsley, Brenda Blethyn, Hannah Taylor-Gordon, and Lili Taylor. Controversially, but in keeping with the claim made by Melissa Müller, the series ...
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Edith is a female given name, derived from the Old English words ēad, meaning 'riches or blessed', and ġȳð, meaning 'war', and is in common usage in this form in English, German, many Scandinavian languages and Dutch. Its French form is Édith.
Jun 10, 2017 · In Otto and Edith Frank’s bedroom, markings used to track the growth of their daughters were preserved on the wall, as was the diarist’s famous “photo wall” with movie stars and Britain ...
Aug 11, 2020 · On June 12, 1942, we are first introduced to the little Jewish girl who was given a diary for her thirteenth birthday. Actually, her parents, Otto and Edith Frank, allowed Anne to select which one she personally wanted at the local bookshop. Anne chose the red and white checkered autograph book with a golden clip.
Filmul, alb-negru și cu o durată de 170 de minute, i-a avut ca interpreți pe Millie Perkins (Anne Frank), Joseph Schildkraut (Otto Frank), Gusti Huber (Edith Frank), Shelley Winters și Lou Jacobi (soții van Daan), Diane Baker (Margot Frank), Ed Wynn (dl.
May 27, 2020 · August 16, 2015Rob 5 Comments A century ago this month, a mob broke into a state prison in Milledgeville, Ga., and kidnapped Leo Frank. His legal case and lynching in Georgia brought attention to the topic of “anti-semitism” in the United States and prompted the founding of the ADL.
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Palmer, who took her surname from an English actress she admired, was one of three daughters born to Dr. Alfred Peiser[de], a German Jewish surgeon, and Rose Lissman (or Lissmann), an Austrian Jewish stage actress in Posen, Prussia, Germany (now Poznań, Poland). When Lilli was four her family moved to Berlin-Charlottenburg. She was a junior table tennis champion as a young girl. She studied drama in Berlin but her recently negotiated two-year contract with the Frankfurt Playhouse was cancelled after Hitler came to power in 1933 and the family faced grave reminders due to their Jewish heritage. Her elder sister, Irene (1911–1996), became an actress known as Irene Prador, later Mrs Irene Tooth. The youngest sister, Hildegard Julie Peiser (later Mrs Ross; 1919–2008), did not, however, follow her sisters' career choices. Lilli and her sisters fled Berlin to Paris but their father died in 1934 (aged 57) in Berlin. Their mother, Rose, died in...
In France, she appeared in an operetta at the Moulin Rouge, and then to London, where she began her film career. While performing in cabarets, she attracted the attention of British talent scouts and was offered a contract by the Gaumont Film Company. She made her screen debut in Crime Unlimited(1935) and appeared in numerous British films for the next decade. She married actor Rex Harrison on 25 January 1943, and followed him to Hollywood in 1945. She signed with Warner Brothers and appeared in several films, notably Cloak and Dagger (1946) and Body and Soul(1947). She periodically appeared in stage plays as well as hosting her own television series in 1951. Harrison and Palmer appeared together in the hit Broadway play Bell, Book and Candle in the early 1950s and later starred in the film version of The Four Poster (1952), which was based on the award-winning Broadway play of the same name, written by Jan de Hartog. She won the Vo...
Palmer's first marriage was to Rex Harrisonin 1943. They divorced in 1957. Palmer was married to Argentine actor Carlos Thompson from 1957 until her death in Los Angeles from abdominal cancerin 1986 at the age of 71. She was survived by her husband, son, sisters, and her ex-husband. Palmer is interred at Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Glendale, California. The ashes of her first husband, Rex Harrison, were scattered on her grave.1953: Volpi Cup for Best Actress for The Four Poster1956: Deutscher Filmpreis (Silver) for Best Actress in Teufel in Seide1957: Deutscher Filmpreis (Silver) for Best Actress in Anastasia, die letzte Zarentochter1959: Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy nomination for But Not for Me
1. Bergfelder, Tim; Cargnelli, Christian, eds. (2008). Speaking Emigres and British Cinema, 1925–1950. Berghahn Books. ISBN 978-1-84545-532-3. 2. Moliterno, Gino. The A to Z of Italian Cinema. Scarecrow Press. ISBN 978-0-810-86896-0.
Palmer, Lilli. Change Lobsters and Dance: An Autobiography. New York: Macmillan, 1975.ISBN 0-0259-4610-2
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