Abby Mann

Abby Mann

Abby Mann (1927–2008), born in Philadelphia and raised in East Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, was a film writer and producer. His most famous work, “Judgment at Nuremberg” was originally adapted for television in 1959. The film version, released in 1961, received many awards, including the Academy Award for Best Writing and Best Picture. Mann died at the age of 80 in Beverly Hills.

Judgment At Nuremberg

Theater by Abby Mann

Abby Mann’s Judgment at Nuremberg not only brought some of the worst Nazi atrocities to public attention, but has become, along with Elie Wiesel’s Night and Anne Frank’s Diary of a Young Girl, one of the twentieth century’s most important records of the Holocaust. Originally produced on television in 1957, made into an Academy Award-winning film in 1961, and now available in this edition of Mann’s 2001 Broadway adaptation, Judgment at Nuremberg is as potent and relevant as ever.…
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It’s devastating and the culmination of a magnificent re-enactment of the seminal trials of the modern era.

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