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March 19, 1995 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Albert Hackett, who with his first wife formed one of the most prolific writing teams in Hollywood during the 1940s and '50s, and with her was co-author of the stage and film versions of "The Diary of Anne Frank," has died. He was 95. Hackett died Thursday in New York City of pneumonia, said his second wife, Gisele. Hackett and Frances Goodrich swept the 1955 drama awards with their adaptation of "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl."
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August 7, 2013 | By F. Kathleen Foley
“The Diary of Anne Frank,” the journal of a Jewish girl who died in the Holocaust during the final days of World War II, has been a worldwide phenomenon since it was first published in 1947. The book was converted into a 1955 play and an Oscar-winning 1959 film by Hollywood scribes, Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, who were brought onto the project by Anne's father, Otto Frank, after he fired the original playwright, Meyer Levin.  After a long court battle, Levin signed away his rights to his work, a reputedly darker and less sanitized drama that was barred from production.
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October 7, 1993 | CHRIS PASLES, Chris Pasles covers classical music and dance for The Times Orange County Edition
Michael Tilson Thomas' "From the Diary of Anne Frank," commissioned by UNICEF, received its premiere in Philadelphia in 1990, with the composer conducting the Miami-based New World Symphony, which he had led since its inception two years earlier. The narrator was Audrey Hepburn, who had originally read and suggested passages for the piece to the now 48-year-old composer.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 10, 2010
'Masterpiece Classic: The Diary of Anne Frank' Where: KCET When: 9 p.m. Sunday Rating: TV-PG (may be unsuitable for young children)
ENTERTAINMENT
June 9, 2009 | Susan King
Anne Frank put a human face on the horrors of the Holocaust, thanks to the gift of an autograph book she received for her 13th birthday on June 12, 1942. It was just a month before her Jewish family went into hiding from the Nazis in rooms in her father Otto Frank's office building. Until they were betrayed to the Nazis, arrested and sent to concentration camps in 1944, Anne Frank skillfully wrote, in the red-and-green-plaid cloth book with a small lock, about her life in the attic.
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March 21, 1990 | BETH KLEID, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Audrey Hepburn and Anne Frank: Audrey Hepburn has called her performance in a musical work based on "The Diary of Anne Frank" among the finest experiences of her life. An audience of 2,400 stood in tribute Monday after Hepburn's narration during a world-premiere performance of composer Michael Tilson Thomas' "From the Diary of Anne Frank" at Philadelphia's Academy of Music. The performance was part of UNICEF's "Concerts for Life: An American Tour for the World's Children."
NEWS
July 18, 1993
Gusti Huber, 78, the actress who played the mother in "The Diary of Anne Frank." Considered the first lady of Austrian theater in the 1930s and 1940s, Miss Huber came to the United States after marrying an Army captain she met during the liberation of Austria in World War II. She played Edith Frank in the Broadway version of the account of a Jewish family hiding from Nazis in an Amsterdam garret.
ENTERTAINMENT
April 1, 1989
A modest proposal concerning the recent return of Lyle Wheeler's Oscar, won for his art direction in "The Diary of Anne Frank" ("A Hollywood Ending for the Wheeler Oscar Saga," by Daniel Cerone, March 25): William Kaiser, a former hospital administrator from Tuxedo Park, N.Y., purchased the statuette for $21,250 and presented it to Mr. Wheeler. What a magnanimous and wonderful act! The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has an honor called the Jean Hersholt Award, a tribute for humanitarian service.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 21, 1989
The Salman Rushdie controversy raises interesting questions regarding censorship. I'm proud the Western World rushed to his defense; particularly, Britain--he lives there. As for American supporters, count me in, but it's a strange side to be on in a country where "The Diary of Anne Frank" is still censored in some places; where I was recently requested to remove the word "Yid" from an essay by the editor of a New York literary magazine because it might cause "a religious war"; where "seven little words" are bleeped from movies even on late-night television; where radio stations are still pursued by the FCC for obscenities after dark; where racism is so prevalent articles on mixed marriages still make newspaper headlines.
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November 19, 1998
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April 10, 2010 | By Susan King
Screenwriter Deborah Moggach was given a strict directive from the BBC for her adaptation of "The Diary of Anne Frank," which airs on "Masterpiece Classic" Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday. "They wanted an Anne for this generation, so young people could empathize with her and feel she was just one of them," says Moggach. "She was a very typical teenager. I wanted her to be a normal girl, so she wasn't sort of distanced by history from young people watching it now." Available in some 60 languages -- it was first published in 1947 -- "The Diary of Anne Frank" is the critically acclaimed, funny, poignant, sad and even optimistic chronicle of Anne Frank, a German-born Jew who spent most of her young life in Amsterdam.
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April 10, 2010 | By MARY McNAMARA, Television Critic
After the Bible, "The Diary of Anne Frank" is the most widely read nonfiction book in the world. Translated into 60 languages, it's been adapted countless times for stage, film and television and used in schools across the country to help children understand the meaning, and horror, of the Holocaust. It is ideally suited for this last task because Anne, apart from being a young Jewish girl forced to go into hiding when the Germans invaded Holland, was a remarkably articulate teenager, fearless about writing precisely what she thought about everything, from her dislike of her mother to her own burgeoning sexuality.
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June 9, 2009 | Susan King
Anne Frank put a human face on the horrors of the Holocaust, thanks to the gift of an autograph book she received for her 13th birthday on June 12, 1942. It was just a month before her Jewish family went into hiding from the Nazis in rooms in her father Otto Frank's office building. Until they were betrayed to the Nazis, arrested and sent to concentration camps in 1944, Anne Frank skillfully wrote, in the red-and-green-plaid cloth book with a small lock, about her life in the attic.
NEWS
March 15, 2007 | Philip Brandes, Special to The Times
"THE Diary of Anne Frank" has become an iconic cautionary beacon since its initial publication in 1947, through respective Pulitzer- and Oscar-winning stage and film adaptations. Yet an accomplished revival from Ventura's Rubicon Theatre resonates with particularly topical urgency, thanks to a confluence of recent news events.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 8, 2001 | JANA J. MONJI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Kristina Bartlett glows with unrestrained energy in the first scene of "The Diary ofAnne Frank" at the West Coast Ensemble. Director Richard Israel almost pushes the point too far--Bartlett's vivaciousness deeply contrasts with the more somber mood of the other actors. But the effect is still heartbreaking. We know this ill-fated teenager will be granted her wish for fame in the most awful manner.
ENTERTAINMENT
November 19, 1998
11 pm: Pop Music "Kuruption," the debut solo album from Kurupt, contains one CD for the West Coast and one for the East, reflecting the rapper's L.A. base and Philadelphia roots. The former Ricardo Brown, who headlines Club Soho downtown, was a protege of Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg and then the partner of Daz Dillinger in tha Dogg Pound before striking out on his own. * Kurupt, with Chanel at Club Soho, 333 S. Boylston Ave., 11 p.m. $26 and $55. (213) 480-3232.
ENTERTAINMENT
February 8, 2001 | JANA J. MONJI, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Kristina Bartlett glows with unrestrained energy in the first scene of "The Diary ofAnne Frank" at the West Coast Ensemble. Director Richard Israel almost pushes the point too far--Bartlett's vivaciousness deeply contrasts with the more somber mood of the other actors. But the effect is still heartbreaking. We know this ill-fated teenager will be granted her wish for fame in the most awful manner.
ENTERTAINMENT
March 8, 1998 | Patrick Pacheco, Patrick Pacheco is a regular contributor to Calendar from New York
To Brigitta, a young child in "The Sound of Music," it's "the flag with the spider on it." To Sally Bowles in "Cabaret," it's the banner of "some political party." To the families in "The Diary of Anne Frank," it's the signal of their doom.
NEWS
March 19, 1995 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Albert Hackett, who with his first wife formed one of the most prolific writing teams in Hollywood during the 1940s and '50s, and with her was co-author of the stage and film versions of "The Diary of Anne Frank," has died. He was 95. Hackett died Thursday in New York City of pneumonia, said his second wife, Gisele. Hackett and Frances Goodrich swept the 1955 drama awards with their adaptation of "Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl."
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