Anne Stewart came from a traditional Jewish family and reinvented herself into a glamorous Hollywood starlet and socialite. To some, her scandalous life confirmed her status as the “black sheep” of the family. Others saw her as a beacon, which pointed the way out of the narrow confines of her culture and into the larger world. Her riveting personal story is recounted through family interviews, press accounts and through Anne’s own words.
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Becky Neiman is a writer, director and editor in Los Angeles. The daughter of a classical musician and a university professor, Ms. Neiman grew up in an environment rich in art and creative energy. Her family traveled extensively in her youth, covering most of Europe with extended stays in Rome and Jerusalem.Ms. Neiman's professional career in entertainment began in New York where she worked in advertising department at several major record labels. After a move to Los Angeles in 1997, Ms. Neiman concentrated her energy on using the production skills she honed in the corporate world to make original artistic pieces. She has had articles published in international magazines and books and, produced and directed several shorts that have screened at festivals in North America.