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Summertime leisure; paying a visit to the cemetery

Film | Accession Number: 2017.677 | RG Number: RG-60.0189 | Film ID: 4342

Jirka (George) and Emma Vasilevsky at home in late summer. Together, they ride an adult bicycle. They swim in a shallow pool. 00:03:18 Emma accompanies George to the school for registration in first class. INT, mother Elizabeth eats at the table with the children. George flips the pages of a photo album with Emma and George. MS, George poses for the camera on his first day of school. George and a younger boy play on a rocking horse in the garden (probably "Strakova with her boy" according to the canister). Emma and George share a lounge chair and play in the sand while the mothers rest in the shade. The children in costume perform a play in the yard.

00:07:48 In town of Spišská Nová Ves, a woman approaches the camera. Herd of cows. Pan, LS, Spišská Nová Ves. George Vasilevsky slowly walks towards the camera with others. CUs, toddler.

00:09:45 MS, square in the city, camera focuses on a family of three. CU Emma with glasses. A couple laughs. CUs, baby (probably with "A. Persidsky and Anna with the baby Peter", according to the canister). Elizabeth with a bouquet of flowers at the cemetery. CU, headstone: "Mikulas Udut hrdinsky padol za slobodu Slovenska vr 1939. Cest jeho pamiatke! Na straz!Hlinkova Garda" The children and many others examine graves at the cemetery.

Event:  1942
Spišská Nová Ves, Slovakia
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Helen French and Ukrainian Museum-Archives of Cleveland
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:40:06
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