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A short film about the Kessler family dogs

Film | Accession Number: 2017.586.2 | RG Number: RG-60.1090 | Film ID: 4368

Lizzy-Film Produktion. Mitglied des Klubs der Kinoamateure Oesterreichs. “Unser Hundeparadies” “Sultan, ein Bernhardiner, 3 Monate Alt” “Waldi, ein bissiger Dackel Eva---Mitze” “Hansi, sein herrl, zwei statisten” “Ort Grinzing” “Freunde” Hans Otto Kessler (Hansi) plays with two dogs. The dogs tug on what appears to be a fabric scrap. “Eva stoert den Frieden” The dogs chase a cat and play in the sun. “Drei Monate spaeter” The dogs play in the snow. “Zeit-Vertrib” A woman (possibly the camera operator and Hansi's mother, Alice) entertains the dogs with a stick and they continue to play in the snow. “Sie Fuehren ein Leben wie junge Hunde” The woman throws snow for the dogs to fetch. She then tosses what appears to be her hat in the air for the dogs to catch. “Ein Ausflug” MS, open entryway of apartment/home with sign to the left of the door “Lizzy… “ (?) A man (possibly Alice's husband, Jakob) struggles to walk the dogs as they pull him across the cobbled street with streetcar tracks. Automobiles parked. Passers-by with skis. “Nordpolparadies Grinzing,” The dogs rough-house in the snow. “Heimkehr” Street view, the man again walks the dogs on a sidewalk beside parked vehicles. The dogs are muzzled. “Spiel im Schnee” The dogs play in a snowy, gated garden. The dogs continue to wrestle in the snow. “Wir Halten Zusammen!” The dogs wrestle and chase each other through the gated porch. “Wir Halten Zusammen!” title repeats. Inside, Hansi plays with the dogs. The Daschund sits on an elegant cushioned chair. “Ein Paradiesiches Futter!” The dogs eat from porcelain bowls placed on white towels. Hansi poses in between the dogs. CUs, eating. “Uns Geht's Gut!” The dogs soak up the sun. ENDE

Event:  approximately 1931
Grinzing, Austria
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of John Otto Kessler
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 18:20:49
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