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The Bed family visits Capri and Rome, 1939

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1072 | Film ID: 4327

Meijer, Kaatje, Elly (Jetje) and John Bed on vacation. In color, flowers, a house, and the ocean, from high up in the hills of Capri. Jetje, John, Kaatje, and an unidentified little girl hold grapefruits. Capri town square with lots of people. Jetje and John walk toward the camera playing recorders. John on a dock wearing blue shorts, tie and beanie with his camera case around his neck. More scenes of flowers, landscapes.

04:19 In Rome (black and white), landmarks, including the Forum, the Colosseum, the Pantheon, the Vatican, the Trevi Fountain. 07:45 Dark shots of a column of people marching. Meijer, Kaatje, and Jetje walk toward the camera with a fountain behind them. Pan of Rome from a distance followed by shots from a moving train. The terrain becomes more mountainous. 11:51 Kaatje and Jetje walk toward the camera in a town in either Switzerland or Austria (street and shop signs are in German). A man plays an Alpine horn next to a sign that says Edelweiss.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:12:59
Event Date
1939
Locale
Capri, Italy
Rome, Italy
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Imperial War Museums
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:28:57
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