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YMCA; Prague

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.7128 | Film ID: 3062

Street scenes, trolley, storefronts in Czechoslovakia. CU sign reads “YMCA KAVARNA JIDELNA VCHOD PASAZI.” Young men with a coach on a basketball court. CU coach demonstrates how to hold the ball. Young boys in an indoor pool. Boys sitting on the side of the pool cheering swimmers. SOME OVERLAP WITH FILM ID 2322

(03:30) Audience. Couple at head of room, camera and lights seen to the left. Woman stands and speaks. CU audience. They get refreshments. EXT Charles Bridge in Prague, stone arch at one end of bridge. St. Vitus Cathedral. CU statue. Man on ladder takes down a sign from the side of a building. Street, trolley moves towards the camera. Additional shots of streets and buildings in Prague.

(08:23) CU guillotine blade falling, shadow of man. Men observing and discussing guillotine. Man on hands and knees scrubbing floor of large hallway with the silhouette of a man pacing in FG. Men and women gathered in a room with bookshelves, looking at a booklet together. Women setting up chess board. CU hands arranging shapes. Additional people enter the room and shake hands. Woman seated with row of men standing behind them, looking at booklets and framed portraits together. Photographs of young boys and a medal in a case. CU, Národní osvobození newspaper with photograph of philosopher Jaroslav Šimsa.

Event:  circa 1946
Prague, Czechoslovakia
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:43:16
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