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Christmas in Brno, prewar

Film | Accession Number: 2020.177 | RG Number: RG-60.7099 | Film ID: 4467

Michaela and Antonin dressed as angels, singing for the camera beside the Christmas tree in 1939. INTs, a decorated Christmas tree at the Eckstein home in Brno. Children in costume pose and touch the dangling ornaments. They kneel beside the ornamental manger under the tree, hold their hands in prayer and sing for the camera. Pan up, star on top of the tree. 01:02:21 Toys. The children, in different outfits, perform a skit for the camera in a different room. Back beside the tree, the nanny guides them through a song and helps them place more ornaments on the tree. She entertains them with a doll. End 01:04:24


Duration
00:04:24
Date
Event:  1939 December
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 12:45:36
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