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Kan family at the beach in Zandvoort in 1932

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4421 | Film ID: 2472

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    Kan family at the beach in Zandvoort in 1932

    Overview

    Description
    Hand-made title card that reads "Zandvoort 1932" with sun, sailboat and water. At the beach. Little boy (Robert?) playing in the sand with an ore and older girl (Betsy?) waving. Jeanne, mother, looks on from a beach chair. Woman and children walk down a set of stairs on the beach. 01:01:30 Little boy pushes a wheelbarrow and the little girl runs. Group of small children in white clothes and hats sit in the sand while a woman in sunglasses holds one of them up. Posing for group photograph. Children are sucking on lollipops. Little boy shovels sand and is joined by another child. Digging in sand. Little boy pushes a stroller across the sand. An older man helps him and points to the camera. 01:03:53 Hand-made title card reads "In Het Zonne Bad" with a sun and wagon. Ocean, people swimming and playing in the water. The camera follows a woman as she gets a towel. 01:04:40 Large group of men women and children on the beach, pose for picture. People sit in lounge chairs in the sun (probably Jeanne and Frits). CU of Jeanne?. MSs of Frits?. Shots of the water. HS, pan of the beach. Jeanne exits cabana and then another woman (seen earlier) in a bathing suit. Woman and little girl (Betsy?) exit cabana. CU little boy (Robert?). Jeanne feeding little boy. Man and woman walking towards camera (Jeanne and Frits?). 01:07:46 Jeanne walks and sits by one of the cabanas. LS, shot of the beach and people playing.
    Duration
    00:08:23
    Date
    Event:  Summer 1932
    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
    01:00:07:00 to 01:08:30:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2472 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2472 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2472 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2472 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2472 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2472 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
      Master 2472 Film: positive - 16 mm - b&w - reversal original
      Master 2472 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2472 Film: negative - 16 mm - b&w - duplicate negative - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2472 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2472 Film: negative - 16 mm - b&w - duplicate negative - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2472 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2472 Film: negative - 16 mm - b&w - duplicate negative - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2472 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2472 Film: negative - 16 mm - b&w - duplicate negative - Kodak - 3234
      Preservation 2472 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: 4730
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 08:05:52
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