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Summer 1942 in Veverská Bítýška: gardening and canoeing

Film | Accession Number: 2020.177 | RG Number: RG-60.7104 | Film ID: 4472

Summer 1942 in Veverská Bítýška, Michaela and Antonín outdoors in a vegetable garden, corn stalks, gardening. Shows an elderly couple (friends of father Michael Eckstein from Brno, probably a lawyer with his wife) and the family of the Czech housekeeper, Milan Jubánek (born in 1935) and his younger brother Laďa Jubánek (born 1942, the baby at 01:07:18). Michaela and Antonín walk on a log with a little dog. Ducks. Michaela, Antonin, the elderly man, and the nannies walk along a dirt road. Cows. The group hikes, climbs over rocks, in the forest. The nanny tosses a handbag in the air and feeds a goat. The group canoes on a small lake. Pan of the country property, the children play. 01:07:15 Mrs. Klímová (a housekeeper for the Bloch family since 1917), the grandmother, holds baby Laďa Jubánek. Michaela and Antonín are tossed up and down in a canoe; Milan splashes nearby, laughing. The older boy takes a turn. Higher angle shots of the makeshift pool of water with the kids playing in the canoe. Ends 01:09:41

Event:  Summer 1942
Veverská Bítýška, Czechoslovakia
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Michaela Kilianová and Jaroslav Kilian
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 21:56:30
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