1925 wedding of Dutch Jews (tinted 35mm print)

Video:


Date:
1925

Collection:
Kan Family Collection

Archive/Collection:
Kan Family Collection, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Source URL:
http://www.ushmm.org/online/film/display/detail.php?file_num=5563



Description:
Dutch intertitles. Hand-tinted color home movie of two unknown children reenacting the courtship and wedding of Dutch Jews Frits Kan and Jeanne Bloch. The first section of the film introduces various children with a title and then a shot of that child. "Mei 4, 1924" Boy identified as Frits and a little girl, Jeanne, leaving a car and embarking onto a boat. The two children give each other hugs and kisses. 01:02:34 Frits waves a handkerchief from the rear of the boat and Jeanne from the dock. Boat departs from the dock as Frits continues to wave. 01:05:02 In Singapore Frits on a wagon being pulled by two men. Frits riding a pony. Jeanne writes a letter. The camera cuts to Frits eating a banana. Jeanne eats a piece of cake. 01:07:34 Frits enters the house. 01:07:49 Jeanne waves through a window. Children are dressed up and pretending get married. 01:09:58 Introduction of the council of ministers followed by Frits and Jeanne's sisters and their parents. 01:12:35 Dressed in wedding attire, the actual, adult Frits and Jeanne stand before the camera on their wedding day in the Netherlands in 1925. Their departure follows, guests, arrival at city hall, and their first kiss

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Location(s):
Netherlands;Southeast Asia;Unknown
Format:
35mm
Duration:
17:46.00
Color/B&W:
Color
Sound/Silent:
Silent
Form:
home movie

Archive:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum



Inquiries regarding this film should contact:
filmvideo@ushmm.org

Rights:
Robert F. Kan and Betsy Klein

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