Katalin Karady

She would be 106 years old today. A heroine, not only on the screen. Her life story still fascinates. Key facts: she starred in 22 films between 1939 and 1944, mostly playing the femme fatale in Hungarian noir films. In 1944 she was captured by the Gestapo and tortured for 3 months, due to her relationship with Istvan Ujszaszy, who was chief of the secret service. When she was released she used her jewellery and her fame to save Jewish children that were to be shot into the Danube by the Hungarian SS. She hid Jewish families in her three flats until the end of the war. After the war she got less and less work in films or the theatre. The decadent image of the diva did not suit the new, socia

A flash story in the Incubator

Kelly Creighton, editor of the Incubator journal published one flash story of mine in issue 4 "Necrophilia" is the story of a retired hair dresser, who gets an exquisit new job in the Mausoleum in Moscow.... #flashfiction #fruits #incubatorjournal

A personal essay in the Incubator

A personal essay in the Icubator issue 7 about A Meeting with Iris Murdoch http://issuu.com/theincubatorjournal/docs/the_incubator._issue_7https:/ #IrisMurdoch #incubatorjournal #creativenonfiction #personalessay


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