Category Archives: Deanna Durbin

Flashback: Hollywood Valentine

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Hidden Hollywood: Deanna Durbin and Ann Frank

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) was […]

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In Memoriam: Deanna Durbin, 1921-2013

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

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. When […]

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