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Friends; Sightseeing in Venice

Film | Accession Number: 2019.545.12 | RG Number: RG-60.7050 | Film ID: 4427

Brief shot of a group, some seated, outdoors, gathered for an event. Lake, sign for boat rental (“vermieten”) slightly in view. Woman swims towards the camera. Brief CU, young woman sits and smiles, with Franz Hausner (?). Men play tennis. Young men row a boat. Scenic overview, rabbits in the grass. 01:01:53 MS, woman with polka-dot dress and a man stand on a city street in Jihlava, shops in BG, "Gustav Roubicek" and "Julius Meinl", women with carriages. Parade, actors on horseback, spectators. The theatrical event - a play on an outdoor stage - in Jihlava. More shots of a tennis match.

01:03:19 Young woman and families sunbathing at a beach, sailboats. Sightseeing in Venice. Canals, man in gondola, St Mark's Place, aerial shots. CU, woman smokes a cigarette, lounges in beach chairs, smiles for the camera. The young friends have fun for the camera, run and fall down together, repeat in reverse. 01:05:13 Gondolas in canals, filming from gondola. St. Mark's Basilica. Sightseeing. The group of friends play in the water, jump through rings, dance.

01:07:28 Back in Austria, the group of friends walk towards the camera along a dirt path. A couple wrestles, posing for the camera. They hike. Clouds. They run down a hill, having a jolly time. MS, Plague Column in Vienna. Church of Saint Ignatius of Loyola in Jihlava. Roadway shots filmed from a car driving. Roadside wooden post with the number 166. Girls play tennis outdoors. Continuing through the country, forest, scenic views, approaching a bridge. Film ends.

Event:  approximately 1930-1934
Vienna, Austria
Venice, Italy
Jihlava, Czechoslovakia
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Elizabeth Hausner
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:50
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