Regina Range from the University of Alabama will present “The Invisible Ones: Reconstructing the Hollywood Lives and Careers of Three Female Austrian-Jewish Exiles” at the Doheny Memorial Library on March 22.
This presentation provides insights into the lives and works of Gina Kaus, Vicki Baum, and Salka Viertel, three understudied Austrian-Jewish authors who escaped Nazi persecution by fleeing to the United States. Upon settling in Los Angeles, each found employment as a screenwriter at various Hollywood studios, such as Warner Bros., Fox, Paramount, and MGM. Sponsored by the USC Casden Institute’s Faculty and Graduate Student Seminars and co-sponsored by the Max Kade Institute and the Feuchtwanger Memorial Library.
Date and time: 3:30 p.m. Thursday, March 22, 2018
Location: Doheny Memorial Library, 3550 Trousdale Parkway, University Park Campus, Los Angeles CA 90089-0185
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