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Kan children perform skits; at the beach in Zandvoort

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

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    Kan children perform skits; at the beach in Zandvoort

    Overview

    Description
    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.
    Duration
    00:03:56
    Date
    Event:  1938
    Locale
    Zandvoort, Netherlands
    Credit
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein
    Contributor
    Subject: Robert F. Kan
    Biography
    Born in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, Robert Kan and his family escaped the Nazis on May 13, 1940 and emigrated to Queens, New York via the Dutch East Indies. He received a BA in Economics from Hofstra Univeristy and worked for thirty years for the US government at the Department of Commerce, the Atomic Energy Commission, the National Science Foundation, and the American Embassy in Tokyo. After retiring from the government, he became a Certified Financial Planner. He was a lifelong Boy Scout and accomplished philatelist. He was married for 58 years to Francisca Verdoner Kan and had three daughters, Jeanette, Susan, and Eleanor.

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Amateur.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    01:00:00:00 to 01:03:56:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
      Master 2477 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w and color - reversal original
      Master 2477 Video: HDCam - color - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2477 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - Kodak - 3272
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL
      Preservation 2477 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - Kodak - 3272
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL
      Preservation 2477 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - Kodak - 3272
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL
      Preservation 2477 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w and color - internegative - Kodak - 3272
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2477 Video: Betacam SP - color - PAL

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum
    Conditions on Use
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum places no restrictions on use of this material. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this film footage.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The Kan family collection of 16mm films was jointly donated by siblings Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in May 2002.
    Film Source
    Robert F. Kan
    Ms. Betsy Klein
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 4753
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 08:05:50
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