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Prewar Vienna; President Miklas

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2020.209 | RG Number: RG-60.7156 | Film ID: 4495

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    Prewar Vienna; President Miklas


    Garden path in Vienna. HAS, city street with Hotel Bristol. Streetcar, crowds. (:45) The Opera House Bustling city life, traffic, people walking around. Tracking shots along busy street, shop signs, pedestrians on sidewalks. "Wiener Werk-statte" "Kartner Kino" "Jakob Rothberger" "Phillip Kornitzer" Naschmarkt. Statue. (4:52) “Phillipp Hof” building on Albertinaplatz (building destroyed on March 12, 1945). Crowds of people walking down the street. "Mercedes Benz" "Nord Deutscher Lloyd Bremen" and other advertising signs affixed to the street lamps. Closer views of pedestrians on a bustling street. Hotel Bristol. "Facharzt Dr. R. Goldmann"

    (7:21) A chimney sweep works on clearing out a chimney, nice views of the city of Vienna from the rooftop. (8:01) INTs, girls working on tapestries at long tables. CUs, tapestry. Women unfurl a larger work, displaying portraits of the individuals sewn into the fabric. (9:30) Pottery studio. Pottery wheel. Artist at work. Small clay statues. (10:23) INTs, Wilhelm Miklas dictates a letter to his assistant. Miklas served as President of Austria from 1928 until the Anschluss in 1938. The president holds papers (illegible), the other takes notes. (11:16) Ice skating.
    Event:  prewar
    Vienna, Austria
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Metro Theatre Center Foundation

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    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Metro Theatre Center Foundation
    Conditions on Use
    Contact the Metro Theatre Center Foundation in San Francisco, CA at for permission to reproduce and use this film material.

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    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Museum obtained digital copies of films from the collections of the Metro Theatre Center Foundation in February 2020.
    Copied From
    16mm Kodak with 1936 date code
    Film Source
    Metro Theatre Center Foundation
    File Number
    Source Archive Number: 2019_0013_0001
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 08:01:52
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