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The Major boys on holiday; Carnival parade; University of Munich; beer garden

Film | Accession Number: 2017.326 | RG Number: RG-60.1936 | Film ID: 4249

“MARQUARTSTEIN.” Snow-covered castle in Bavaria. The American boys - Ralph (age 11) and John Major - in the doorway. They attended boarding school in Marquartstein. Sledding and skiing. “CARNIVAL” Carnival-goers, confetti. Young boys in costume march through the street. Many decorated floats, each introduced with a number on a sign. Some are animated with large paper mache moving parts. “Lufthansa” globe. Men in Native American outfits on horseback. “WAITING TO CLEAN UP. Men with brooms.

“UNIVERSITY OF MUNICH” Triumphal arch in Munich. Cars pass the University of Munich where the American Ralph Major taught in mid-1930s. Man (Ralph?) speaks to women in front of the university. Men dressed identically look at bulletin board. Colonnaded entryway. “MUNICH HOFBRAUHAUS” Poster: “Droses Militarmufit Konzert.” Men drinking and smoking in the famous beer garden courtyard around barrel tables. Others sit on benches at long tables, eating soft pretzels with steins of beer. “THE KING OF BAVARIA.” A man chugs from his beer stein. Two men chat over a barrel, one in traditional German dress. A waitress carries four empty steins. Men drink, eat, and socialize.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:07:09
Event Date
1934
Locale
Munich, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Ann Major
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