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Baby Otto Verdoner

Film | Accession Number: 2002.182.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3377 | Film ID: 2493

Otto Verdoner, the youngest of the three Verdoner children is seen with a nurse, being taken out of his bassinette. Notes with original film indicate that Otto was 2 days old. VS, CU Otto in the arms of his mother Hilde Verdoner, lying in bed with Hilde. VS, of the nursemaid helping to take care of Otto and his mother. MCU, Yoka arranging the bassinette for her baby brother. CU, Otto crying in crib. VS, CUs, Otto takes a bath and changes diapers with the help of the nursemaid, Yoka and Francisca. Original notes with the film indicate that these images were shot over a period of two months. Otto is seen from the age of two days to the age of eight weeks in various daily activities in the life of a newborn. There is another woman who appears in the footage, possibly a family member or neighbor, she is not identified by name. She assists Hilde and plays with Yoka and Francisca, takes part in dressing Otto. VS, Francisca filling a bucket with water, having a minor tantrum.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:10:04
Event Date
1939 February
Locale
Hilversum, Netherlands
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Francisca Verdoner Kan, Otto Verdoner, and Yoka Verdoner
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