Milestones, Dec. 30, 1974

Died. Anatole Litvak, 72, Russian-born film director best known for the original version of Mayerling (1936), starring Charles Boyer and Danielle Darrieux, and The Snake Pit (TIME cover, Dec. 20, 1948), starring Olivia de Havilland, which was acclaimed as Hollywood's first realistic examination of insanity; in Neuilly, France. -

Died. Dr. Kurt Hahn, 88, stern, idealistic German educator for whom moral and physical fitness were as important as academic prowess; in Hermannsburg, West Germany. Hahn's pedagogical plan called for cold showers, periods of silence, and exacting physical trials to harden bodies and toughen minds...

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