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Schames family in Germany before the Holocaust

Film | Accession Number: 2016.460 | RG Number: RG-60.0167 | Film ID: 4312

Children run down a road, followed by adults, between residential buildings. A woman pushes a pram. More shots of the entire group. Pan of a small town from above - rooftops, trees, valleys. Synagogue doorway with Hebrew writing. People leaving through the doorway. EXT pan of synagogue. A large group of men and women in hats walk down stairs as they exit. Civilian scenes in town. A couple walks towards the camera with backdrop of mountains. Jewish cemetery. CU on various headstones. Rooftops of the town from above. A couple walks towards the camera with their child. Children play and dance in a circle. Women sit on a bench outside with a pram. Young children walk hand in hand towards the camera. Adults arm in arm walk towards the camera. More shots of groups walking towards the camera and smiling. Playing in the backyard. The group poses together. The children, plus one woman, dance in a circle. Little girls water the plants with a hose. A woman poses with the girls. A man helps a girl walk down the steps. The group sits in chairs in the garden. The group walks on a street in a city. Cranes. They walk down a ship’s deck. Back in the garden, a man helps the little girl walk towards the camera. CU as he holds her and talks to her.

Film Collection Title
Schames Family Film Collection
Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:06:41
Event Date
1930s
Locale
Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, gift of Kate Hankins
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:28:46
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