Happy Birthday: Vanessa Redgrave

WILDsound Writing and Film Festival Review

vanessaredgrave.jpgVanessa Redgrave

Born: January 30, 1937 in Greenwich, London, England, UK

[accepting her Oscar for Julia (1977)] My dear colleagues, I thank you very, very much for this tribute to my work. I think that Jane Fonda and I have done the best work of our lives, and I salute you and I pay tribute to you, and I think you should be very proud that in the last few weeks you have stood firm and you have refused to be intimidated by the threats of a small bunch of Zionist hoodlums [interrupted by boos] whose behavior is an insult to the stature of Jews all over the world and to their great and heroic record of struggle against fascism and oppression. And I pledge to you that I will continue to fight against anti-Semitism and fascism. Thank you.

Letters to Juliet
dir. Gary Winick
Stars
Amanda Seyfried
Gael García…

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