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London

Film | Accession Number: 2012.490 | RG Number: RG-60.1311 | Film ID: 2932

London street scenes with automobile and bus traffic, circa 1935-1939 when Kurt Ehrenfeld had been living there to attend high school while his family remained in Nazi Germany. MS, in Hyde Park on Oxford Street. Bus advertising "Give Havana Cigars" passes the Marble Arch. Crowds at Speakers' Corner. Camera follows a tall man with a hat as he crosses the street. CU of Kurt's mother, Alice, smiles as she walks toward the camera in Hyde Park. Families feeding the birds from the Old Stone Bridge at the lake in the Hyde Park. Quick LS of a group gathered in front of a gated house, cars parked along the street. Camera follows a man walking away from the house (perhaps in protest?).

Film Collection Title
Ehrenfeld Family Collection
Duration
00:01:08
Event Date
1935-1939
Locale
London, England
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Jill Enfield
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:04:57
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