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1934 Vienna street scenes; perfomer's dressing room

Film | Accession Number: 2019.545.12 | RG Number: RG-60.7043 | Film ID: 4421

Vienna car repair shop. Franz Hausner with camera. CUs, couple - man in tan hat with monocle and woman with flower hat. Reflection in a shop window of 3 of the friends, CUs. Wiener Staatsoper (opera house in Vienna). "Sirk-Ecke" sign, a popular place for bourgeois people to meet [Karl Kraus wrote about this corner in his "The Last Days of Mankind"] in Vienna. Newspaper stand on busy street corner. Camera follows a man, others tip their hat to him. City street with airlines “Luftverkehr” “Air France” Looking into a shop window: “STEYR. Sonderschau. Verkaufshallen Schwarzenberg Platz 18. 1. Marz 1934.” They greet each other in front of the shop, shake hands, and tip hats. CU of the same man as before, with monocle. The 3 men and woman with the flower hat chat on the city sidewalk. “Grand Hotel” The group tipping hats. 01:03:16 CU, man turning his head. Similar CUs of ladies. Headlights of automobile. STEYR shop window. INTs, the singer/actor in his dressing room without and with makeup.


Duration
00:04:28
Date
Event:  1934
Locale
Vienna, Austria
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Elizabeth Hausner
 
Record last modified: 2020-09-22 13:11:34
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