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Kan family vacationing during winter in Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2002.183.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4439 | Film ID: 2479

Hand-drawn title card with a ski hill, Swiss flag, and building: "Winter 1931-32 St. Moritz." At a train station. Scenic shots of the city of St. Moritz and surrounding mountains. Jeanne, wearing a hat, fur coat, and heels; walking up an angled street towards the camera. Cresta Run toboggan course. Scenic shot of the city, more shots of the toboggan course. 01:01:46 LS, ice rink. From a distance, people ice-skating with the Swiss Alps in BG. Closer view of the ice rink with figure skating performance. Various acts, audience, Alps in BG. 01:05:14 Ice rink from the side. Couples skate as the camera pans across the rink along with shots of Jeanne in a skating lesson. MS, Jeanne and another woman get drinks. The two women clink glasses, toast to the camera, and drink. Women skating. Frits skating. Jeanne eating at a table, she smiles at the camera and continues to eat. 01:06:54 Scenic view of the mountains. Horse-drawn sled with Jeanne and others. 01:07:14 Jeanne on a bench waving a scarf towards the camera then taking off her coat. Pan across the mountain range to more scenic shots of the country landscape covered in snow. 01:08:10 Two men, a woman, and Jeanne skip through a snow covered path. More shots of the mountains and a ski lodge. Jeanne points towards the mountains with a cane. People walk up the mountain, sit outside around a ski lodge. 01:09:34 A ski lift trolley goes up a hill and down to the city. Pan across the valley with St. Moritz nestled near a frozen river, Jeanne looks down at the city. Eating. Waiters wear ice skates.

Event:  1931-1932
Saint Moritz, Switzerland
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:14
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