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Miklós Radnóti (1909-1944) was a Hungarian poet. He was drafted by the Hungarian Army, but as a Jew he was assigned to a labor battalion. In November 1944, he was severely beaten by a militiaman for "scribbling". Too weak to continue, he was shot near the village of Abda in Hungary. Eighteen months later, his mass grave was exhumed and his small notebook of final poems was found in his coat. Those poems represent some of the few works of literature composed during the Holocaust that…

Miklós Radnóti (1909-1944) was a Hungarian poet. He was drafted by the Hungarian Army, but as a Jew he was assigned to a labor battalion. In November 1944, he was severely beaten by a militiaman for "scribbling". Too weak to continue, he was shot near the village of Abda in Hungary. Eighteen months later, his mass grave was exhumed and his small notebook of final poems was found in his coat. Those poems represent some of the few works of literature composed during the Holocaust that…

Bing Crosby favorite singer in the whole wide world!!

Bing Crosby favorite singer in the whole wide world!!

Aga Khan IV / Harvard

Aga Khan IV / Harvard

Warner Baxter 1889-1951 actor

Warner Baxter 1889-1951 actor

James Stewart, circa 1930.

James Stewart, circa 1930.

Joss Ackland

Joss Ackland

Leslie Howard Film Weekly 1935

Leslie Howard Film Weekly 1935

Patrick McGoohan

Patrick McGoohan

"This is the most uncomfortable coffin I've ever been in." - Bela Lugosi

"This is the most uncomfortable coffin I've ever been in." - Bela Lugosi

Publicity photo of Robert Donat, late 1930s

Publicity photo of Robert Donat, late 1930s

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