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Jewish family vacations in southern France

Film | Digitized | RG Number: RG-60.1070 | Film ID: 4325

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    Jewish family vacations in southern France


    The Dutch-Jewish Bed family (Meijer, Kaatje, Elly (Jetje) and John) enjoys their vacation in a beach resort town in southern France, probably Juan les Pins. Beachgoers on the sand, under rows of sun umbrellas, and in the water. Jetje and John row a paddleboard/boat. Sand sculpture in the shape of a reclining woman. Sunbathers perform gymnastics. 03:43 Sign that says Hollywood in the BG. Kaatje (in plaid swim dress) walks into the surf while smiling at the camera. Meijer wades in the water. Kaatje rides a bike then sits at an outdoor bar (blurry).

    WS of a hilltop town. Waterfalls and a stream, hike. In a town, people drive by in an open car, waving. The family at an outdoor market. They walk up a set of stairs next to a hill. Panning shots of a hill town, probably Monte Carlo, Monaco. Kaatje with John and Jetje. She pushes John’s hair out of his face.
    Event:  1939
    Nice, France
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums

    Physical Details

    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 4325 Digital: ProRes HD HQ 422 - HD
      Master 4325 Digital: ProRes HD HQ 422 - HD
      Master 4325 Digital: ProRes HD HQ 422 - HD
      Master 4325 Digital: ProRes HD HQ 422 - HD

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    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased digital copies of films from the Imperial War Museums in London in July 2017.
    These films belong to Meijer Bed, a Dutch Jew. Meijer and Kaatje Bed (nee Vet) had two children Henriette Elly (Jetje) and John. According to IWM, the entire family was deported from Amsterdam to their deaths at Auschwitz.
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    Imperial War Museums
    File Number
    Source Archive Number: MGH 4911
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    2024-02-21 08:05:33
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