While researching my upcoming book, I learned about Bela Lugosi’s activities leading the Actors Union in Hungary in 1919 and Louis Weinstock’s solidarity with Hollywood unions.
I solved a mystery for the Smithsonian! I noticed a photo of Hugo Gellert on the Archives of American Art site and realized I had seen it before.
They had no idea who Hugo was standing with. But I did! Hugo is one of the four main subjects of my book.
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Hungarian-American Heroes by Sander Feinberg
My latest update on my book Hungarian-American Heroes – Sander Feinberg
I accidentally scored a copy of Movie Story Magazine. March 1943. Looking through it I found not only an article on Casablanca but also
Frankenstein Meets the Wolfman
My grandfather, Kalman Marki, hosted a Hungarian language radio show in Miami, Florida. This album includes eight recordings of his favorite poetry in Hungarian. Listen now.
Watch the movie of my grandparents dancing the Hungarian Csárdás
In honor of Holocaust Remembrance day, here is the story of my dear friend (and DNA cousin) Henry Weinstock, who was a “hidden child of the Holocaust” – sent by his father to live with a Catholic priest during WWII. Henry’s father, Eugene Weinstock, spent years in Buchenwald.
The story behind the statue of Bela Lugosi at the Vajdahunyad Castle in Budapest, Hungary