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Eckstein family in Summer 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2020.177 | RG Number: RG-60.7098 | Film ID: 4466

August 1939. Nannies swing Michaela and Antonin in a sheet in the garden of the family home in Brno, filmed probably from the balcony of the home. Pan of the grand outdoor space. 01:01:04 A woman practices somersaults beside the pools for the children; Antonin and a nanny playfully slap her and she laughs. The children play outdoors. 01:01:34 Father Michael joins them.

01:02:06 Children snack outdoors at the table with other unknown children and their female caretakers. They chase each other in the grass beside the family home and occasionally pose for a portrait. Michael follows the kids in the garden, smoking a cigar, and smiling for the camera at 01:02:58. The kids run around, do somersaults, and take a walk along a wooded path with the extended Eckstein family and the nannies. 01:04:00 Uncle Jakob with Michaela and Antonin (and their nannies), resting on a bench. End 01:04:14


Duration
00:04:14
Date
Event:  1939 August 20
Locale
Brno, 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 12:45:34
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