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  • Marcel Marceau, world-famous mime artist, dies at 84

    September 27, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    In 1944, the French Jewish Resistance decided to evacuate the Jewish children hidden in a orphanage west of Paris and transport them by train to Switzerland.

    Resistance commander George Loinger called on his young first cousin, Marcel Mangel, to help him organize the dangerous train...

  • Silence Speaks Volumes

    By Tom Tugend

    August 8, 2002 | 8:00 pm

    On the Web page of Marcel Marceau, whose appellation as "the world's greatest mime" is so universal that it seems part of his name, his biography begins in 1946, when he enrolled in a theater arts school in Paris.

    Marceau was then 23, and what happened during those past formative...