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Schermeister family in prewar Denmark

Film | Accession Number: 2009.9.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4722 | Film ID: 2861

Schermeister family in Denmark before WWII, walking in and out of the door to their small wooden vacation home in Snekkersten. A mezuzah is affixed to the doorway. The donor's great-grandmother, Franzisca Josies Cohen, wearing a large striped scarf. Her daughter Ida, a professional violinist, plays the violin. The other woman in a trenchcoat in front of the house is Asta Cohen, another daughter. [Another daughter not seen here is Edith, the donor's grandmother.] The donor's great-grandfather, Leopold Cohen, pretends to shoot Ida with a shotgun while she plays the violin. Leopold and his wife Franzisca play act for the camera and laugh.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:00:50
Event Date
1928?
Locale
Snekkersten, Denmark
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Dov Kischinovsky
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