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German educational film: Scenes of nature and daily life in Spreewald, Germany

Film | Accession Number: 2002.189.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3648 | Film ID: 2588

Described in the opening titles of the film, as a "nature film", this footage depicts the town of Spreewald in the Bavarian section of Germany. VS, EXT, stream, trees, various flora and fauna, wooden homes, locals canoeing down a stream or a river, farming, tending to the soil and to crops. VS, two canoes with two groups of children heading downstream, and then docking in front of their schoolhouse. MS of a police officer in uniform, patrolling in canoe. Bails of hay are also transported along the river. The rest of the footage is comprised of similar scenes of locals carrying out daily tasks and travelling along the river in canoes. A few good CUs of farmers sorting baskets of cucumbers, radishes, and oversized pumpkins and loading them into his canoe for transport.

Genre
Instructional
Duration
00:11:47
Locale
Spreewald, Germany
Bavaria, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Instructional.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Steven Zabin
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