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Family visits cottage in Veverská Bítýška

Film | Accession Number: 2020.177 | RG Number: RG-60.7091 | Film ID: 4459

September 1938. Veverská Bítýška, at the family’s estate: School-age boys outdoors near a fish pond (Felix Landsmann (b. 1930) and Gustav Landsmann (b. 1926), died in Auschwitz).The Landsmann boys, with their cousins Michaela and Antonín, play in the meadow. 01:00:26 Woman in a patterned jacket (probably the boys’ mother Juliane (Lilli) Landsmann, died in Auschwitz) greets the children and waves to the camera. Antonín tumbles in the grassy hill. Michaela eats an apple. The toddlers play outdoors in a basin of water. Beautiful view of the raging river Bílý potok (following the flood of September 1938), possibly at Práchovna near Veverská Bítýška. At the family home, Michaela hauls a box of toys and sits in the wooden trolley cart. She gets help with her jacket and plays in the sandbox. End 01:04:22


Duration
00:04:22
Date
Event:  1938 September 04
Locale
Veverská Bítýška, Czechoslovakia
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Michaela Kilianová and Jaroslav Kilian
 
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:45:35
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