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The Frank family celebrates Christmas; children ski; baby

Film | Accession Number: 2016.519 | RG Number: RG-60.1743 | Film ID: 4135

At home in Schoberhof, the Franks and their nanny exit the doorway of the vacation home. Norman gives the family dog a treat. Nanny with baby. Norman sits near a stack of chairs and furniture. A man takes a picture of Brigitte with baby Niklas (or Michael?), then shows Norman how the camera works. Mother wraps presents; CUs Norman. CUs, toy train. Hans and Brigitte sit together as Brigitte bounces the baby on her knee. A boy lights the candles on the Christmas tree. The family with five children sit for a portrait photo (with a spotlight flash). CU of a record player. Man (father of Hans Frank) smokes. Woman lounges on a couch. Good MS of Hans Frank, then of Norman and the other children. Record spins. Cover of Ludwig Von Beethoven's Symphony No.9. Hans's father drinks a beer and plays with Brigitte (child) outside. INTs, Hans plays with the family dog. Hans Frank and wife Brigitte cross country ski. Daughter Sigrid joins at the entryway to the Schoberhof. 02:11:44 The children ski and jump, some shots in slow motion. The family and children walk and play outdoors in the snow. Brief shot of nanny Hilde with toddler (child Michael?). Mother with a child and an elder man (Rattinger) with a cane.

02:13:45 At a different time (earlier than the last sequence), INTs, nanny Sophie with newborn (Michael? born in February 1937). EXT, Brigitte and her son Norman pose for camera outside their residence; boy climbs a tree.

Event:  1937-1939?
Schoberhof, Germany
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Niklas Frank
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:25
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