Birthday celebration for President Benes in May 1945
- Film Title
- Humpolec na konci 2 sv.v.
- Event Date
- 1945 May 27
- Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Národní filmový archiv
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.
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