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Flashback: Hollywood Valentine


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Hidden Hollywood: Deanna Durbin and Ann Frank

Tweet There was a time when Hollywood stars gave hope to those victims who were trapped in the whirlwind of oppression, intolerance and genocide. Such a star was the radiant Deanna Durbin, who passed away in 2013 at the age of 91. Durbin (b. Edna Mae Durbin December 4, 1921 – c. April 20, 2013) […]

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In Memoriam: Deanna Durbin, 1921-2013

Tweet There was a time when Hollywood and Hollywood stars represented hope and liberty. Such a star was the radiant Deanna Durbin, who passed away a few days ago at the age of 91.

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Deanna Durbin: Night and Day

Tweet Deanna Durbin, born Edna Mae Durbin in Winnipeg, Canada, December 4, 1921. Tweet While hiding from the Nazis in the secret annex in Holland, Anne Frank pinned a photo of her favorite movie star to the wall abover her bed. That Hollywood star was Deanna Durbin. The picture can still be seen there today. […]

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