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The Search is a 1948 film which tells the story of a young Auschwitz survivor and his mother who search for each other across postwar Europe. It stars Montgomery Clift, Aline MacMahon, Wendell Corey, Jarmila Novotna and Ivan Jandl. 1948 is a leap year starting on Thursday (link will take you to calendar). ... Auschwitz, in English, commonly refers to the Auschwitz concentration camp complex built near the town of Oświęcim, by Nazi Germany during World War II. Rarely, it may refer to the Polish town of Oświęcim (called by the Germans Auschwitz) itself. ... World map showing location of Europe A satellite composite image of Europe Europe is geologically and geographically a peninsula, forming the westernmost part of Eurasia. ... Montgomery Clift (October 17, 1920 - July 23, 1966) was an American actor. ... Wendell Corey (March 20, 1914 - November 8, 1968) was an American film actor. ... Ivan Jandl (January 24, 1937 - ??? 1987) was a Czech child actor. ...


The movie was written by Richard Schweizer (story, uncredited), David Wechsler (story, uncredited), Richard Schweizer (screenplay), David Wechsler (collaborator on screenplay), Paul Jarrico (additional dialogue) and Montgomery Clift (uncredited). It was directed by Fred Zinnemann. David Wechsler (January 12, 1896, Lespedi, Romania - May 2, 1981, New York, New York) was a leading American psychologist. ... Fred Zinnemann (April 29, 1907 - March 14, 1997) was a noted movie director. ...


It won a special Juvenile Academy Award for Ivan Jandl, "for the outstanding juvenile performance of 1948 in The Search" and the Academy Award for Best Story. It was nominated for Best Actor in a Leading Role (Montgomery Clift), Best Director and Best Writing, Screenplay. Although he never won an Oscar for any of his movie performances, the comedian Bob Hope received two honorary Oscars for his contributions to cinema. ... The Academy Award for Best Story was the Academy Award that was the predecessor to the Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay which was introduced in 1940. ... The Academy Award for Best Actor is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; nominations are made by Academy members who are actors and actresses. ... The Academy Award for Directing is one of the awards given to people working in the motion picture industry by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences; the awards are voted on by other people within the industry. ... The Academy Award for Writing Original Screenplay is the Academy Award for the best script not based upon previously published material. ...


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