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Postwar wedding of a German soldier and American POW

Film | Accession Number: 2015.251 | RG Number: RG-60.1555 | Film ID: 3917

EXT, couples with flowers walk towards camera to celebrate the wedding of Theo's eldest son Gerald, a soldier for Germany and POW of the Americans. INTs, celebration, gifts, and the couple dancing. Family gathers around the bride and groom for portraits. Woman (bride?) in sequined jacket and top-hat dances with balloons labeled "Ratskeller Steglitz" in the Berlin area. Others dancing drunkenly. Little girl turns and dances and uses potty. Family continues to celebrate. Girl plays outdoors.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:13:38
Event Date
1945?
Locale
Berlin, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Keith Roeckle
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:20
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