Diary Of Anne Frank: The Whole Story

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I. Introduction | Often times when a movie is made based on a book, it doesn’t capture all that the book says. In several movies the main story line deviates from that of the book, sometimes on purpose, sometimes on accident. The play The Diary of Anne Frank and the film Anne Frank: The Whole Story are similar because they both have the families hiding in the annex and different because they have different characters but the film is more affective because it shows more detail about the camps. | II. Write to topic sentence for paragraph II here: | In the play The Diary of Anne Frank several things that happen in it are different than in the movie Anne Frank: The Whole Story like the last names of some characters, the reason families got caught, and the concentration camps. | a. One thing that was different is that in the…show more content…
In the play, the families got caught because a thief heard them upstairs, and he got away by telling the police that he knew where some Jews were. On page 519 the thief knows that the families are hiding because Mr. Dussel said “Thanks to this clumsy fool, there’s someone now who knows we’re up here! Someone now knows we’re up here hiding! In the movie, it was said that the wife of the owner of the building where the families were staying called the police and told them that the families were there. c. Another difference between the play and the movie is that in the play they didn’t go into detail about the concentration camps. The play only says “But Anne was happy in the camp in Holland where they first took us. After two years of being shut up in these rooms, she could be out… out in the sunshine and the fresh air that she loved.” But the movie showed much more about the camps and how they were treated in them. | III. Write to topic sentence for paragraph III here: | The play The Diary of Anne Frank and the movie Anne Frank: The Whole Story were similar in several ways such as the characters, the thief, and Hanukkah.

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