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Kan children perform skits; at the beach in Zandvoort

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4429 | Film ID: 2477

Sign placed next to a pot of flowers. INT, Robert and Betsy perform skits, adults watch (presumably at the Villa Elsa in 1938). Robert wears a military style uniform with a hat and plume and a toy gun. He bows to the audience (not seen) and salutes the camera. CUs are not in focus. Betsy performs as a ballerina, wearing a costume with a flowered wreath on her head. 01:00:59 Betsy and Robert in costume. VAR shots of the children in other costumes with pans to show entire costume. Frits and a light-haired woman in evening attire. Others in costumes performing for an audience. Camera pans up and down the actors to show their full costumes. 01:02:14 Two people hold up a sign reading "Zandvoort" and "Nederland" (hard to read). Another actor performs, guests in evening attire sit around tables. 01:03:07 Frits's parents sitting at right. Jeanne can be seen near the back of the first table. People at the dinner. Betsy and Robert in costume in a garden. Both children smile and wave at the camera. 01:03:44 Frits stands in the garden and waves. Jeanne sits in the garden. Another shot of the sign next to flowers showing at the beginning of this reel.

Event:  1938
Zandvoort, Netherlands
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:46:06
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