Approved | | Biography, Drama, Family
During World War II, a teenage Jewish girl named Anne Frank and her family are forced into hiding in the Nazi-occupied Netherlands.
Ed Wynn was born before the real-life person he plays in the film: Wynn was born in 1886, Fritz Pfeffer ("Albert Dussel" in Anne Frank's list of aliases) was born in 1889. Add the time difference between 1944 and 1959, and the age gap between actor and character ... ...
Mr. Frank. - Mr Frank?
Otto Frank: Kraler. - Mr. Kraler. Miep. My good friends.
On the first night of Hanukkah, Anne says it is December 7, 1942 - a Monday - and two candles are lit and blown out. When Otto Frank goes to inspect the break-in, he says it is Saturday and no one will return until Monday. The same two extinguished candles are seen throughout the scene.
At the end, neither a "The End" credit nor a cast list appears, only the title of the film once more ("The Diary of Anne Frank").