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YMCA; music recital; rehabilitation of youth, Prague, 1946

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.4168 | Film ID: 3018

EXT, VS of Prague, large municipal building, trolley car passing through frame, etc. Prague prison guillotine shadow sequence; CU of a prisoner who scrubs the floor; recital hall in Prague, young men and women are gathered for a performance and social. VS of young boys and girls lining up for tickets, then VS, CUs of them inside a theater, laughing and smiling, watching a film? Stage show? VS, CUs of the children lauging and enjoying themselves during the performance. INT, VS, young men at a large cafeterias style table, eating,drinking and horsing around. Very lively, footage. Women setting up drinks and sweets for the boys. VS, posters, charts and graphs on the wall at the Polska YMCA. Music recital, woman plays piano, hand painted sign above stage reads: "E. Grieg 1845-1907, sulla Peer Gint, Trabka G. Bizel Puzon Walloinia Tuba, suita L'Artesienne". There is a large microphone at the piano, it looks as if the performance could have been recorded, although this footage is silent, and no known soundtrack exists. Pianist gets up, takes a bow, conductor introduces trumpet player, french horn player, and trombone player.

Film Title
Czech Neg 1946 Cuts
Event:  1946
Production:  1946
Prague, Czechoslovakia
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:43:42
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