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The only footage of Anne Frank hits the Net
The Star ^ | 10/2/09 | John Sakamoto

Posted on 10/02/2009 3:57:45 PM PDT by Nachum

It's silent, in black and white, and only 20 seconds long, but the only known film footage of Anne Frank has already had an international impact since hitting the Internet Wednesday.

Shot on July 22 1941 – almost exactly a year before the Frank family went into hiding – the film captures the wedding day of the girl who "lived on the second floor at Merwedeplein 39.

(Excerpt) Read more at thestar.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: anne; annefrank; footage; frank; only

1 posted on 10/02/2009 3:57:46 PM PDT by Nachum
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To: Nachum

www.youtube.com/annefrank.


2 posted on 10/02/2009 3:57:54 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: Nachum

Someone ought to send this to Rep. Grayson to remind him that the Holocaust consisted of cold-blooded murder and is not something to trifle with and use for cheap political attacks.


3 posted on 10/02/2009 4:02:34 PM PDT by Scanian
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To: Nachum

http://www.youtube.com/annefrank


4 posted on 10/02/2009 4:02:34 PM PDT by packrat35 (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.- M Thatcher)
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To: Nachum

www.youtube.com/annefrank


5 posted on 10/02/2009 4:02:59 PM PDT by BunnySlippers (I LOVE BULL MARKETS . . .)
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To: Nachum

I hope Ahmanutjob watches this.


6 posted on 10/02/2009 4:03:55 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

That is still pretty sad.


7 posted on 10/02/2009 4:04:46 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: Nachum

God Rest the souls of the Frank Family.


8 posted on 10/02/2009 4:05:59 PM PDT by ncfool (Cash for Clunkers - A big failure and Obama and rats want us to trust them with our healthcare!)
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To: Homer_J_Simpson; abb

I have been keeping up with the RealTime posts. I didn’t know there was any film of her before this.


9 posted on 10/02/2009 4:07:28 PM PDT by GeronL
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To: packrat35

outstanding film quality, this is priceless!


10 posted on 10/02/2009 4:08:54 PM PDT by SueRae
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To: ncfool

Miep Gies who hid the Franks, turned 100 this year.


11 posted on 10/02/2009 4:09:03 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: Nachum

This is so sad. What worries me also is the neat clean orderly streets and carefully maintained buildings. If such a horror could occur in that environment what can we have festering in streets where people do not care enough to take care of the street where they live.


12 posted on 10/02/2009 4:10:24 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: Nachum

Never forget.


13 posted on 10/02/2009 4:10:49 PM PDT by Danae (No political party should pick candidates. That's the voters job.)
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To: Nachum

I love her, I miss her, it makes me want to cry.


14 posted on 10/02/2009 4:11:23 PM PDT by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: Nachum

Just to clarify, although perhaps I am the only one confused - until I read the caption when it loaded up the second time. Anne Frank in the upper window, and her neighbor is the one getting married.

Yes - great quality, but I couldn’t get the sound to work! ;)


15 posted on 10/02/2009 4:12:17 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: SueRae

It’s priceless just for that glimpse into 1940s Amsterdam, even without that beautiful vivacious girl whom the nazi bastards snatched away.


16 posted on 10/02/2009 4:13:44 PM PDT by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: armymarinemom

If I understand the story correctly, this happened in Amsterdam, and the nazis were occupiers. I remember row upon row of the same clean tidy apartment blocks from my visit there in 1996.

p.s. They hate the frigckin germans in Holland to this day.


17 posted on 10/02/2009 4:15:29 PM PDT by ichabod1 ( I am rolling over in my grave and I am not even dead yet.)
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To: Nachum

Someone ought to send this to Rep. Grayson to remind him that the Holocaust consisted of cold-blooded murder and is not something to trifle with and use for cheap political attacks.


18 posted on 10/02/2009 4:17:36 PM PDT by Scanian
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To: Nachum

July 22, 1941 was exactly one month after the Nazis invaded the Soviet Union and a few days before Japan occupied French Indochina. But the Netherlands looks deceptively peaceful.


19 posted on 10/02/2009 4:18:22 PM PDT by iowamark (certified by Michael Steele as "ugly and incendiary")
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To: ichabod1

Can’t say I blame em.


20 posted on 10/02/2009 4:24:57 PM PDT by armymarinemom (My sons freed Iraqi and Afghan Honor Roll students.)
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To: armymarinemom

Same thing occurred to me. It could have been any downtown neighborhood. It has been too easy to think of it in terms of battlefield photography in black and white.
Change the look of the cars and it could be today.


21 posted on 10/02/2009 4:32:41 PM PDT by IrishCatholic (No local Communist or Socialist Party Chapter? Join the Democrats, it's the same thing!)
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To: ichabod1

Let us also remember all the young Germans who joined The White Rose - the 9/12 movement of its day.

Young people with their whole lives ahead of them who chose to put those lives on the line to speak up against tyranny.

The most known was a beautiful German girl names Sophie Scholl.

Here is a GREAT movie about her last 4 days of life.

Sophie Scholl: The Final Days

Sophie Scholl was executed by guillotine by the Third Reich after she was arrested and found guilty of distributing anti-Nazi leaflets at her college campus and for this she was beheaded along with several of the other brave young God-fearing people of the “White Rose”, an underground Nazi resistance movement. This is a dramatization of that event, it is a movie that will not leave you and will have you thinking about it for days after viewing. I highly recommend this film. I found myself drawn into this movie like few other movies will do. This is brilliant stuff. The tension becomes almost unbearable. The depiction of Freisler (The judge), which might seem over the top, but is quite consistent with accounts and actual film clips of the trial, maybe even understated. He was diabolical, tyrannical and very hot tempered.

Watch the Trailer:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JjE020YHPkE

Tribute to The White Rose (Tissue Alert)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rkoJgPkFoDs&feature=related


22 posted on 10/02/2009 4:53:27 PM PDT by NavyCanDo
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To: Nachum

23 posted on 10/02/2009 5:11:05 PM PDT by Moe Tzadik
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To: armymarinemom
What worries me also is the neat clean orderly streets and carefully maintained buildings. If such a horror could occur in that environment what can we have festering in streets where people do not care enough to take care of the street where they live.

Not that it makes one bit of difference but that footage was filmed in Amsterdam, not Frankfurt where she was born. Amsterdam was occupied territory then, but I am certain that Frankfurt was every bit as tidy.

If you ever get a chance, read the book "They Thought They Were Free: The Germans 1933-1945" by Milton Mayer. It CAN happen here. If we permit it.

24 posted on 10/02/2009 5:11:14 PM PDT by sionnsar (IranAzadi|5yst3m 0wn3d-it's N0t Y0ur5:SONY|Remember Neda Agha-Soltan|TV--it's NOT news you can trust)
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To: armymarinemom

If you want some comfort about the world at that time read

A Conspiracy of Decency
The Rescue of the Danish Jews During World War II

95% of the jewish population survived

When the jews came back to their homes, the homes had been taken care of by their neighbors. Their pets were cared for. It’s a story about the goodness of man. The people that Ann Frank believed existed in the world.


25 posted on 10/02/2009 5:15:16 PM PDT by Carley (OBAMA IS A MALEVOLENT FORCE IN THE WORLD)
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To: armymarinemom

The Nazis were addicted to perfection at all times. That is how the Holocaust happened and that is how abortion happens. Addiction to a perfection that never has and never will exist. They were methodical about it and they had sickeningly created a spiffy way of doing it.

The whole thing was systematic and methodical. The vomit inducing part is that they applied their scientific skill and remarkable self discipline to all this evil.


26 posted on 10/02/2009 5:19:10 PM PDT by Niuhuru (The Internet is the digital AIDS; adapting and successfully destroying the MSM host.)
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To: 21twelve
It's silent, in black and white, and only 20 seconds long...

First line of the article.

27 posted on 10/02/2009 5:19:32 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: Right Wing Assault

That’s ANOTHER thing - I think I need to fix the color on my monitor! ;) (Please note the winky thing this time!)

That site is pretty interesting, epecially the online interactive 3D museum, but I’ll need to spend more time with that to see if it is really up and running. I was just watching the previews.

The interview with Otto (her dad) was also interesting about him reading her diary long afterwards, and not realizing how thoughtful and serious she was. And, even with the close relationship he had with her, he still did not fully know her.


28 posted on 10/02/2009 5:32:07 PM PDT by 21twelve (Drive Reality out with a pitchfork if you want , it always comes back.)
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To: Nachum

I have not cried many times in my life, but when I saw the Anne Frank movie with Ben Kingsley I could not help myself. I pray that Anne Frank and her family enjoy GOD’s love for eternity. May she and her family rest in peace.


29 posted on 10/02/2009 6:34:28 PM PDT by Do the math (Doug)
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To: Do the math

I recall there were two movies, one with Mary Steenburgen, and the other more recent one, that actually showed Anne and Margot in the camp.

I assume you’re referring to the latter one, and yes, it was very sad.

Still to this day, the most gut-wrenching portrayal of the Holocaust was from the mini-series “War and Remembrance”. A tribute to Dan Curtis for convincing ABC to pull no punches in showing the true horror of the Holocaust. Some of those scenes will never leave you, but it should be viewed by everyone.


30 posted on 10/02/2009 6:41:47 PM PDT by dfwgator
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bttt


31 posted on 10/02/2009 6:43:56 PM PDT by Professional Engineer (Amendment 0: Congress shall make no law.)
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To: Nachum

God bless the Frank family.I was very touched in reading her book many years ago.I often thought the souls I most wanted to meet were gone way before I had a chance to meet them, but I was bless to meet a few Saints in my time.Anne was one of the Saints I missed..


32 posted on 10/02/2009 6:46:42 PM PDT by fatima (Free Hugs Today :))
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To: 21twelve

Oops! Sorry, I missed it.


33 posted on 10/02/2009 7:18:34 PM PDT by Right Wing Assault
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To: ichabod1
it makes me want to cry

Yes. A few fleeting moments of a life, captured forever by the camera, reveal so much about the girl. She looks down on the happy couple, calls her mother to come and look, probably dreams of her own wedding someday. Poignant and so very sad.

34 posted on 10/02/2009 7:27:14 PM PDT by giotto
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To: NavyCanDo

let’s remember all 22 of them.


35 posted on 10/02/2009 11:52:25 PM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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