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A Jewish wedding in Budapest

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1840 | Film ID: 4178

Tinted amateur film. S. Jay Kaufmann’s wife gets in a car, followed by S. Jay. The car pulls up in front of a building with an ornate iron fence entrance and they exit the vehicle. INT as the coupel moves through a hall, followed by their guests. They enter a room with a chuppah and rows of pews, where the Jewish wedding ceremony is performed. Still photos of the bride and groom and the ceremony. EXT young boys line the steps and a rabbi walks towards the camera. Another rabbi moves down the stairs, followed by the wedding party. The bride’s dress gets stuck for a moment and she tugs it free. CU of the bride and groom. They get into the back of a car and drive off. A car drives through trees and stops next to a building. Camera pans right to show the couple getting out of the car. INT shots of the married couple socializing at the wedding reception. Guests stand around a table full of food. CU of the bride. CU of the groom. CU of them together.

Event Date
1925 October
Budapest, Hungary
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hungarian National Digital Archive and Film Institute
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:54:30
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