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Postwar: Christmas in the US

Film | Accession Number: 2002.182.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3402 | Film ID: 2499

EXT, MS, two unidentified women walking away from camera, their backs eventually face the camera. Cut to MS, man and young girl walking along a street, they pass several parked cars, before getting into a car, there is an unidentified woman there as well- she waves to the camera. MS, young girl dressed in a red snowsuit, runs out of a large house and toward the camera. She runs back into the house and a young boy comes out, without a coat, indicates that he is cold and goes back inside the house with the young girl. MS, girl in the red snow suit walking through the streets of an unidentified town. Pedestrians walking in shopping district, cars parked on the streets. It is Christmas-time as there are Christmas trees on the street. Young girl stops in the window of a candy store, a sign in the window reads: "CHOCOLATES". Pan of storefront as child enters shop, the sign above the shop reads: "MIMI's CANDY SHOP". VS, young girl about town, she enters a bakery and comes out with a small box, she returns to the candy store. Cut to MS, elderly woman and another woman exiting a building. Man and others follow, they walk towards their car, waving to the camera. VS, men and women exiting large house seen earlier. Some walk arm in arm. They get into parked cars, a pan of license plate- it is a Virginia license plate. The people get in the car a drive away.

Event:  Winter 1958
United States
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Francisca Verdoner Kan, Otto Verdoner, and Yoka Verdoner
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:46:04
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