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Illich family activities in 1936

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1241 | Film ID: 2911

Family activities in the year 1936. Introduced with German titles throughout, some are comical. The Illich boys play-act for the camera and take a walk through a park in April 1936 with their grandfather, Fritz Regenstreif. CUs of the spring blossoms and the boys getting into a car. A religious procession for communion on May 21, 1936. The twins are part of the ceremony, parade in the square in front of the Maria Treu Piarist Church, and gather with classmates for a group photograph. Ellen (Maexie), Ivan, Sascha, and Micha depart by foot and car. They speak with a priest and plant a tree on the Villa Regenstreif grounds. The family dons driving goggles and takes an expedition in a convertible car, visiting Langenlois and other places in Lower Austria. 01:25:01 The children take a school trip to Schneeberg in the Alps on June 9, 1936. Views of the boys inside the train and of the pastoral countryside. The children exit the train, and then board another up the mountain ["Mit Volldampf auf den Schneeberg" - "With full steam ahead off to Schneeberg"] Panoramic shots of the snowy mountain. The children gather around a lookout at the top, hike, and return to the train platform. 01:29:09 A grand parade for the feast of Corpus Christi in the streets of Vienna, including military troops and religious clergy. The family attends Turnfest, a sport and cultural display of gymnasts, at an outdoor arena on June 14, 1936. Crowds gather at the stadium, "Reichspost" balloon lift, demonstrations with flags and calisthenics, dancing, acrobatics, and track races. 01:33:44 The family takes another vacation in Austria in September 1936 to the villages of Moenichkirchen, Burgland, and Bernstein.

Film Title
Reporter 1936
Event:  1936
Vienna, Austria
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yvonne Illich
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:40:16
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