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Janika's Sunday (May 1940)

Film | Accession Number: 2019.432 | RG Number: RG-60.7059 | Film ID: 4436

Kodak safety film logo. Hungarian titles throughout. Title card with drawing of a child on a rocking horse “Ez a kis film abba a boldog világla visz” “vissza bennünket, amikor még nem vultak… Title card with sketch of an angry man with his hands over his ears and “sem gondjaink”. Stylized picture of a man sitting next to a woman with “sem szenvedélyeink” “a történet nem kitalált mese, hanem megtörtént valúság. Címe” “Janika vasárnapja” “a főszerepben:” János smiles at the camera. “Fotografálta és összevágta: Pető György.” “Történik:” “1940” (trick shots) “Május 26 Vasárnap” Small clock indicates the time 9:00 in the morning. Mrs. Pető opens a door and raíses the curtains, waking the boy up. CUs, János. He slides on a pair of slippers. 10:00 AM János takes a bath. “Hallás gyakorlat” More grooming: cleaning ears, brushing hair and teeth. 11:00 AM He is dressed by his aunt Rose and they go outside for a walk. 05:16 János, dressed in a summer outfit, at the riverside. “most egy nehezell mutatvány követketik” Trick shots of János jumping (in reverse) onto a bench. 12:00 PM He returns to the apartment with his aunt and at 1:00 eats a meal. 3:00 PM CUs, Rose reading paper, János greets her with a big hug and he receives candy. 4:00 PM (color) János rides a tricycle in the garden, beautiful flowers. He smells the roses. 5:00 PM (black and white) They return home. 6:00 PM He rides on the tricycle indoors. 7:00 PM Aunt Rose helps János wash up (hands, face, and ears) and he eats a meal before going to bed at 8:00 PM. Film ends 10:18

Event:  1940 May 26
Szeged, Hungary
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Dr. Katalin Pető
Record last modified: 2023-11-07 12:06:19
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