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Kan family vacationing in France

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4430 | Film ID: 2477

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    Kan family vacationing in France

    Overview

    Description
    Color. People in a field of yellow flowers. CUs of people (unidentified). Countryside, river with a house. Men and women walk down a dirt road towards the camera, trees in BG. People walk in small groups - three women walk side by side and two men several paces behind them. Scenic shots of the countryside. People walk in the garden. 01:04:38 Group of men and women in a garden. Sundial, large white manor. People sitting in lawn chairs. 01:05:09 Robert on the far left and Betsy on the far right walking with their grandparents (Frits's parents). Grandma tosses a ball to Betsy who then tosses it to her grandfather. Lake, VAR shots of people on a large waterslide and swimming. 01:05:59 Robert, Betsy, and Jeanne walk in the sand towards the camera. Betsy and Robert pose. Small deer on the beach. 01:06:37 Jeanne (?) walks towards the camera. EXT, city.
    Duration
    00:03:17
    Date
    Event:  1939
    Locale
    France
    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
    Color
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    01:03:56:00 to 01:07:13:00
    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: 4754
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 08:05:50
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