The Hess Family in Germany and on vacation

IM INNERSTEN WESTFALEN. Boy in suit, VAR shots. Dog, couple playing with dog in winter. Aerial shots. FREUNDE UND BEKANNT. Young couple. CU, man writing at desk. MERAN BEISCHLECHTEM WETTEN… Trees waving in the wind…. UND BEI GUTEN. Aerial shots, landscape, women smelling blossoms on a tree, CUs blossoms. AM MONT BLAN. Snow capped mountains, […]

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Hitler’s butler’s home movies; Oswald Mosley, BUF in London

1938 color home movies of Kannenberg family in Germany. Two young girls (nieces) with Arthur Kannenberg and shiny black Mercedes flying small swastika. Intertitle: “Unser Vater an seinem 73.ten Geburtstag (Our father on his 73rd birthday) 21.6.38.” Grandfather, grandmother, 3 young girls bring flowers. Family scenes, including storefront “Villa Luise.” [1944 police document identifies Inger […]

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Frieder family at their estate in Manila; children at camp; Jewish refugee family from Europe; Alice’s birthday

Alex and Corinne Frieder’s children swim in the pool at their home in Manila. Louise and Edna hold up Alice. Edna poses and shows off for the camera. Edna, Louise, and Alice dance around their grandmother, also named Corinne, seated in a chair. Swans in the second pond in front of the house. Edna, Louise, […]

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Kan family on vacation in spring and summer 1936

Newspaper clipping: “22 Maart 1936 BEGIN VAN DE LENTE Dit jaar meer dan een symbolische datum. – Ook voor heden gunstige vooruitzichten.” Betsy, Robert, and their grandfather (Jeanne’s father) on a sidewalk. Betsy jumps rope and looks at the camera while Robert holds his grandfather’s hand, skipping. The children, Jeanne, and her parents walk towards […]

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Zeilsheim DP Camp

Life at Zeilsheim DP camp (a small German town converted into a DP center), including a protest march and Robinson family members in various settings.;All footage shot in camp. Fay and Alice play in snow, houses in BG. Joseph (born in Zeilsheim on August 25, 1946) in the baby carriage. Children play near house. Children […]

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Montessori school in Vienna

Peter Schur, dressed for winter, a lunch box hanging from his neck, is helped into the backseat of a car. Scenes from inside the car as it drives down a street lined with trees, snow. The car was later confiscated by the Nazis, along with a revolver and some gold coins. 01:14:56 Seasons change, scenes […]

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Lieberman family celebrates Benedikt’s 35th birthday on the terrace, prewar Poland

Grandfathers Gidon Brecher, Filip Lieberman, and Natan Sperber help Thomas take a few steps. Gidon holds baby Hanna in his arms;the three men assist Hanna as she attempts to walk. Benedikt celebrates his 35th birthday with a bottle of wine, everyone in the family lines up to shake his hand. Some hugs are in order. […]

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Children’s birthday party

Children’s birthday party. Francisca and Yoka Verdoner are present, there are many other (unidentified) children present as well. Many of the little boys are dressed in sailors uniforms, the word “MARINE” is visible on one of the little boy’s hats. The children blow out a candle on a cake. Documentation from original film indicates that […]

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Verdoner children at home

Otto Verdoner, seated at a table in his high chair, wearing a bib, and being fed by his mother. He is wearing a party hat that resembles a king’s crown, most likely it is Otto’s first birthday. Francisca plays with her younger brother. MCU, Otto seated on the ‘potty’ playing with a hair brush. CU, […]

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