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Kan family vacations in Switzerland

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4418 | Film ID: 2469

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    Kan family vacations in Switzerland

    Overview

    Description
    "Sint Moritz 1934" Family vacations to St. Moritz, Switzerland during the winter. Women getting off a train. Scenic views of the town. Mountain with snow (shot from a ski lift?). 01:00:55 Three people stand in front of a sign pointing to the "Corviglia Huette Resturant". People hiking up the mountain and views of the landscape with mountains, trees, and snow. 01:01:54 Some women and a man are shown relaxing on chairs in the sun and eating near the ski lodge. Shots of the lodge. 01:03:05 A woman ice skating. The camera shows the same people walking up towards the camera with the mountains and an ice rink in BG. Landscape shots of the mountains and people skiing downhill. 01:05:33 A man and a woman have lunch in a restaurant and the woman is shown fixing her hair. Footage becomes very grainy and difficult to see at 01:06:43 while a man sits on a bench near the skating rink. More shots of the snow resort area and people joking around for the camera. Mountains.
    Duration
    00:08:31
    Date
    Event:  January-March 1934
    Locale
    Saint Moritz, Switzerland
    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
    Mixed
    Time Code
    00:59:59:00 to 01:08:30:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2469 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2469 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2469 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2469 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2469 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2469 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2469 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2469 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2469 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - A-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2469 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2469 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - A-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2469 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2469 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - A-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2469 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2469 Film: negative - 16 mm - polyester - b&w - duplicate negative - A-wind - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2469 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small

    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: 4727
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 08:05:52
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