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Einstein in Caputh and Oberwesel

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1948 | Film ID: 4253
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Horse-drawn cart piled high with logs moves down the street. Couple in a horse-drawn wagon. CU, sign: “KINDER LANDHEIM CAPUTH, Gertrud Feiertag.” Bavarian home decorated with flower boxes. Women pose for camera. Albert Einstein, clad in pajamas, stands with a woman on the front porch of his summer house in Caputh, Germany. She ushers two younger ladies into the shot. They hold notebooks in their arms. View from the second story of the Einstein house of the surrounding property, homes, and gardens. Woman tends to crops. An older woman carries a basket full of goods on her back. Dining at a restaurant on the lake in Caputh, CU toddler. Sailboat. Couple enters the “Weinstube Zähringer Hof.” CU, man laughing. View from a boat on the lake. Crowd of people on a dock “RÜDESHEIM.” They board boat and tour the Rhine River with castle ruins. Riverfront with homes, a train. In Oberwesel: Liebrauenkirche, Schönburg Castle and the Oxen Tower. Boat on the Rhine. Tunnel cuts through the mountain. Military ceremony in courtyard with German guards and soldiers with pickelhaube helmets, some on horses.

Duration
00:05:56
Event Date
1931
Locale
Caputh, Germany
Oberwesel, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Library of Congress
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