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Profession: Author. Event Coordinator. Film Executive. Roland Freisler, the notorious judge of the People's Court Volksgerichtshof reputedly commented that if the brother could not be caught, the sister would stand in his place.
After the war, Remarque hired Robert Kempner, who had been a prosecutor of Nazi war crimes at the Nuremberg Trials, to investigate the trial of his sister. Before moving to Westwood, he was Dietrich's neighbour. Suffering from jealousy, Remarque couldn't stand that she had many lovers. Especially her dealing with Ernest Hemingway tormented his thoughts. Alice Dixon described in Boston Herald with fascinated attention Remarque's room at the New York Hotel Ambassador, which he had filled with paintings, oriental rugs, and antique objects of decorative art.
On their first recorded date they went to the movies to see That Hamilton Woman , a love story starring Laurence Olivier and Vivien Leigh. While watching the film, they munched popcorn. Remarque spent also much time in Italy. Remarque died at the Sant Agnese clinic at Locarno, on September 25, He had suffered for months from aneurysm.
Remarque's later works, depicting the political upheavals of Europe from the s to the cold war, did not achieve the critical acclaim of his first novel. However, his skill to create interesting characters, fascinating plots, and balancing between realistic and sentimental scenes made him a highly popular writer.
Drei Kameraden received good reviews and was made into a film in , directed by Frank Borzage. The screenplay was written by Edward A.
Paramore and F. Scott Fitzgerald , who was determined to do a good job. Fitzgerald kept completely sober, for a while. However, his contract with M-G-M was not renewed. The final scene in which the two friends of the story are joined by their ghostly comrade, has still a strong emotional charge.
Several of Remarque's later novels dealt with people struggling under Nazi rule. The face was rigid and masklike. It neither hid nor revealed anything. It promised nothing and thereby everything. In the story a German soldier, Ernst Graeber, on furlough from the Russian front, falls in love with his childhood friend, Elisabeth. But he must return to the trenches.
The German edition was censored for its "unnational" passages. Douglas Sirk's film version, beautifully photographed in CinemaScope, ends dramatically in Graeber's death.
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Spark of Life was a fictional documentary about life in Nazi concentration camps. The first American edition of the book includes the dedication "To the memory of my sister Elfriede".
The Black Obelisk was a tragi-comedy, in which Remarque explored the chaotic Germany of in the s. Remarque's screenplay The Last 10 Days for G. Pabst's film from , was based Judge Michael A. Musmanno's book 10 Days to Die , a study of the death of Hitler in a Berlin bunker. In a bomb-proof dug-out I may be smashed to atoms and in the open may survive ten hour's bombardment unscratched. Ships with Tracking Number! Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Seller Inventory n. Seller Inventory M Hilton Tims.
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About the Author : Hilton Tims has worked as news reporter, film, theatre and music critic and feature writer on a variety of papers and for the BBC.
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