The Invisible Ones: Reconstructing the Hollywood Lives and Careers of Three Female Austrian-Jewish Exiles

Thursday, March 22, 2018
When: 3:30pm
Location: Doheny Memorial Library

    Vicki Baum

    "The Invisible Ones: Reconstructing the Hollywood Lives and Careers of Three Female Austrian-Jewish Exiles"

    Presentation by Regina Range, University of Alabama 

    Date and time: Thursday, March 22, 2018 at 3:30 pm

    Location: Feuchtwanger Memorial Library, DML 206

    Please RSVP to lansell@usc.edu

    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.