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Jewish family visits relatives in London before the war

Film | Accession Number: 2012.251.1 | RG Number: RG-60.1369 | Film ID: 2942, 2943

David Cohen-Paraira and his daughter Ellis visit London in 1938 before Ellis started high school. Brief shot of Ellis and her father David. Spectators observe the changing of the guard in London. 01:07:03 Aunt Jessie (Jessica Vaugh) watering her garden. Jessie (a Scottish non-Jew) was married to David's brother Salomon. Ellis, her aunt, and her cousin, Pamela, play with a ball. 01:07:30 Ellis and Pamela wear equestrian riding clothes (Pamela rode horses as a hobby) and take tea in the garden. Uncle Salomon acts as a waiter. Quick shot of a boat.

Salomon was killed during the Blitz in London.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:01:24
Event Date
1938
Locale
London, England
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Elisheva Cohen-Paraira
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:01
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