Marcel Marceau – A Mime’s Silent Resistance

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Marcel Marceau has become legendary as one of the greatest mimes of all time. But, before he cemented his place in performance history, Marceau’s knack for performing made him a unique asset to French resistance against Nazi forces during World War II. As the story goes, Marceau helped a group of children escape Nazi-occupied France by using his skills of mimicry to safely lead them into Switzerland.

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Gregg Goldston – Mime performance during credits and voice-overs.

 

Jim R. Moore

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