The Diary of Anne Frank



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The Diary of Anne Frank

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The Diary of Anne Frank is a 1980 made-for-TV movie adaptation of the classic first-hand account of one young Jewish girl's terrible experiences during World War II, as her family hides from the Nazis in a secret annex of a home in Amsterdam. This film stars Melissa Gilbert as Anne Frank, the thirteen-year-old who continues to study and hope for a career in journalism, even as the threat of discovery and death looms ever-present over her and her family. Maximillian Schell and Joan Plowright co-star as Anne's father and mother, who do their best to raise their child in the close-quarters of the secret annex as they try to maintain the illusion and prevent their arrest. The story is based on the play of the same name from Academy Award-winning writers Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett, who also wrote the screenplay for this version. The Diary of Anne Frank is a faithful re-telling of the classic tale of the wonders of childhood set amidst the chaos of the Nazi regime.moreless

Previously Aired Episode

AIRED ON 8/12/2008

Season 1 : Episode 5

  • May 1944 still

    May 1944

    S 1 : Ep 5

    Aired 8/12/08 (28:51)

  • June 1943 still

    June 1943

    S 1 : Ep 4

    Aired 8/12/08 (29:15)

  • November 1942 still

    November 1942

    S 1 : Ep 3

    Aired 8/12/08 (29:24)

  • October 1942 still

    October 1942

    S 1 : Ep 2

    Aired 8/12/08 (29:25)

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Biography, Military & War, Historical