The Diary of Anne Frank 50th Anniversary Edition
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- Rated: Unrated
- Genre: Drama, War, Documentary
- Year: 1959
With compelling performances from an all-star cast, including Shelley Winters, Ed Wynn, Richard Beymer and Lou Jacobi, The Diary of Anne Frank is as gripping and heart-wrenching now as it was during its initial release! In honor of the film’s 50th Anniversary, this Special Edition DVD offers an unprecedented look at the making of the film with an audio commentary, seven exclusive featurettes, photo galleries and more!
Following the Nazi invasion of Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne and her family go into hiding in the confines of an attic. Anne’s remarkable account of their lives, their growing fear of discovery, their deplorable living conditions and even the blooming of her first love are intimately portrayed in this extraordinary portrait of humanity. Nominated for eight 1959 Oscars® and winning three, The Diary of Anne Frank remains one of cinema’s most astounding and enduring treasures.
**Audio Commentary with George Stevens Jr. & Millie Perkins
**Introduction: George Stevens Jr. and World War II
**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 Score of The Diary of Anne Frank
**The Diary of Anne Frank: Correspondence
**Fox Legacy with Tom Rothman
Cast & Crew
Mr. Stevens has done a superb job of putting upon the screen the basic drama and shivering authenticity of the Frances Goodrich-Albert Hackett play, which in turn caught the magnitude of drama in the real-life diary of a Jewish girl.