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Kurtz family and friends on European tour in the south of France, Paris, and Switzerland

Film | Accession Number: 2009.31.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4828 | Film ID: 2870

MS of Liza Kurtz, Louis and Lillian Malina and Essie Diamond smiling for the camera and admiring the landscape from Parc Municipal du Mt. Boron in Southern France in mid August 1938. Panning shot of city and harbor of Nice and distant mountains. 01:05:12 Over shoulder shot of Louis in a sunhat pointing toward the old city of Monaco from the Jardins Exotique.

01:05:19 Street scenes in a city, possibly Cannes. Louis in a suit, and African soldier with a red hat.

01:05:27 LS of Liza, Louis, Lily, and Essie feeding birds in Paris in front of the Préfecture de Police and the Hôtel-Dieu, most likely on August 19. The American friends board a train at a station. 01:05:48 MS elderly woman making what appear to be lace doilies for sale on street. Liza holds a box camera in her hand.

01:06:00 Traveling shots of the Swiss Alps, countryside, and villages from a train. The friends are on a small gauge railroad to see Lautenbach-Staubbach Falls, and later visit the towns of Muerren and Wengen. MS, smoke rising from the Hotel Regina in Wengen. ELS of hotel bearing the words, "Hotel Jungfrau." Panorama of the Alps between Jungfrau and Eiger.

01:07:22 Liza, Louis, Lillian, and Essie tour the city of Geneva and visit the League of Nations headquarters, sometime in mid-August.

Event Date
August 11-25, 1938
Nice, France
Paris, France
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Glenn Kurtz
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:04:33
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