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East Prussia; Tannenberg Memorial; summer resort in Koenigsberg

Film | Accession Number: 2008.74.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4688 | Film ID: 2853

"Kurhaus Nikolaiken" sign along the water in East Prussia. Film is heavily scratched. Traveling in a boat, woman standing on bridge. 01:10:06 The Tannenberg Memorial in Hohenstein where Hindenburg was buried in 1934. Various shots of the complex with two large statues of soldiers, wreaths. Tourists wander around. Brief shot of HJ boys exiting doorway of memorial. 01:11:21 Painted German eagle on EXT of restaurant, civilians (tourists?) gathered around. Cemetery with gravesites, crosses. 01:12:12 Beach resort in Cranz (modern Zelenogradsk) near Königsberg. Crowds sunbathe, walk along the boardwalk, dine at cafes. CU, German airforce soldier (a single wing on the collar patch is the lowest private rank). Boats, Nazi flag, people swimming in the ocean, lunching on the boardwalk. 01:13:34 Pan of the main building of the University of Königsberg. German soldier greets camera, smokes, waves (same person as seen earlier?). View from patio, riverside, trees.


Duration
00:05:37
Date
Event:  1936?
Locale
East Prussia, Germany
Germany
Königsberg, East Prussia
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Albert and Beverly Tarabour
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:11:23
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