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The Diary of Anne Frank - the annex is nearly discovered when the building is sold

The Diary of Anne Frank - the annex is nearly discovered when the building is sold
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Key Info
  • The Diary of Anne Frank - the annex is nearly discovered when the building is sold
  • Duration: 1:04
  • November 1942. Otto tries to keep up with company business by lying on the floor and listening to meetings downstairs, and he is shocked to discover the building has had to be sold. They fear that the new owner will demand access to the annex and they will be discovered. This clip is published as part of BBC The Diary of Anne Frank website. It is a preview clip from the third episode of the series first shown on BBC One in January 2009. There are more clips and resources from the programmes on the site at: bbc.co.uk/annefrank. Please note this clip is only available in Flash.
  • Subject:

    History

       Topic:

    Second World War

  • Keywords: diary, Anne Frank, second world war, WWII, writing, teenage, teenager, inner thoughts, confiding, Nazi, Jewish history, Holocaust, famous people
Ideas for use in class
  • Example of diary writing. Illustration of a section of the book and how the families fear they might be discovered in the secret annex. Illustration of life in Nazi occupied Holland during the Second World War.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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