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Pilsen on V-E Day; Grace Moore, Ingrid Bergman, Jack Benny entertain; Soldiers at work in office

Film | RG Number: RG-60.0158 | Film ID: 4241

Entering Pilsen, Czechoslovakia on May 8th, 1945 -- V-E Day. Street scenes of civilians in traditional Czech clothing. The opera house. View of the soldiers’ barracks. Sign for the “15th Finance.” Scenes of life in Pilsen and the countryside: people sunbathing, boating, swimming. An enormous crowd gathers to listen to Grace Moore sing. Soldiers play tennis with local civilians. Scenes from a parade. Pilsen castle. Soldiers smoke cigarettes and drink beer, including Murray. Ingrid Bergman and Jack Benny. Soldiers work in an office. Soldiers board a military airplane. Scenes of mountains and the land below from mid-flight.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:12:54
Event Date
1945 May
Locale
Pilsen, Czechoslovakia
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Robert Gatarz
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Record last modified: 2018-09-17 11:22:06
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