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Frankfurt -- city views

Film | Accession Number: 2008.138.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4680 | Film ID: 2857

A variety of nice quality city views of Frankfurt, including houses, the Main river, a busy café, landmarks (the opera, the university) and townspeople. 03:03:56 People buy wurst and bread from vendors, followed by a scene in a beer garden. 03:06:20 Nazi flags are visible in the street, dating this film to the Nazi period (probably early on). Interior shots of the Goethe House museum. Staging of Goethe's play "Goetz" and other works outdoors in front of the City Hall. Title: "On the way from yesterday to today." Shots of streetcars. Interiors of the art museum. Title: "The face of today." Huge modern apartment buildings. A row of cribs with babies in an outdoor nursery. Naked toddlers play in sandboxes. A crowd of people sunbathe in a park. A female teacher leads a crowd of children in outdoor calisthenics exercises. 03:17:53 Children in a classroom. The kids take their chairs outside to have class in the sun. Nice shots of children at their desks cutting shapes out of paper. Girls tend a garden. Shots of a church.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:22:19
Event Date
1930s
Locale
Frankfurt, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of William Haller
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:42:15
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