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Postwar: Verdoner children emigrate to the US

Film | Accession Number: 2002.182.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3399 | Film ID: 2498

VS, the three Verdoner children - Otto, Francisca and Yoka playing in the woods. This footage was shot post war, the Verdoner children were hidden children. Their mother Hilde was deported to Auschwitz and perished during the war. Cut to Otto on the deck of a ship SS Gripsholm. VS, of the three children on deck, as well as other women. They are on board the ship that took them from Europe to the US in 1946. High angle, MLS, Francisca sits on a bench on deck and waves to the camera. CU, an unidentified woman aboard the ship.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:51
Event Date
1946 November
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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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:53
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