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Children play in the snow

Film | Accession Number: 2020.177 | RG Number: RG-60.7100 | Film ID: 4468

Sledding in snow in Brno in February 1940 in front of their home. Antonin and Michaela take turns on the sled in the streets of Brno with their nanny. They play in the snowy gardens behind the home, shoveling snow in toy wheelbarrows, and trudge through the deep snow. 01:01:14 The camerawoman and mother, Toni, films from indoors, note the window pane at the bottom of the frame. On the streets, a nanny throws a snowball at the children, “Benzol” advertisement in the BG. 01:02:56 A man sweeps snow on the roof of the family’s three-story house, showing a rare view of the house from the frontside. Sign: “Kavarna Restaurace…” The children play in the snow. 01:03:25 The man tosses snowballs from the roof. Good MS of the Michaela and Antonin in the snowy mounds. They walk along the shoveled sidewalk. End 01:04:30


Duration
00:04:30
Date
Event:  1940 February
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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