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Prewar Vienna; President Miklas

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

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.


Duration
00:11:30
Date
Event:  prewar
Locale
Vienna, Austria
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Metro Theatre Center Foundation
 
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:51:10
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