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Birthday celebration for President Benes in May 1945

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1897 | Film ID: 4198

08:55 Posted newspaper: “OSLAVA NAROZENIN pana presidenta republiky DR. EDVARDA BENESE v nedeli dne 27. Kvetna 1945” announcing the birthday celebration of President Benes on May 27, 1945. Large banner on the side of a building: “AT ZIJE PRESIDENT BENES!” [Long live President Benes]. Two Czechoslovak officers in the street. Side view of soldiers lining up. Children in costume and women march along the cobblestone street in Humpolec, the tower of the Church of Saint Nicholas behind them. The parade continues with a marching band followed by men in suits with armbands and officers. Statue of T.G. Masaryk, the first president of Czechoslovakia. Soldiers talk in front of the Medova Villa in Humpolec. Men and women perform a traditional dance in the town square. A conductor leads the band. Military parade with Red Army. “Agfa” logo.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:03:08
Event Date
1945 May 27
Locale
Czechoslovakia
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Národní filmový archiv
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:08
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