Sightseeing in Switzerland and Italy

June 27-29, 1927. Lucerne, Switzerland, views of the lake of Lucerne. 01:30:49 The Palace Hotel with mountains in BG. Covered bridge and the marketplace at Lucerne. Street scenes, bicycles, pedestrians crossing a bridge, Swiss flag on a building. Very brief CU of Carl. Lakeside views as the family travels to the Rigi tourist mountain with […]

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Prewar Jewish life in Alsace-Lorraine; tourist views

June 8-15, 1927 in Ingwiller (the family stayed at the Hotel de la Gare in Alsace-Lorraine). Stone house in Ingwiller, France where August Levy grew up. Emilie and Robert play. Street life in the village – cow pulling a wagon with passengers moves along the town’s main road passing “Epicerie et Mercerie” shop. 01:03:07 CUs […]

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Train station in Humenne; village square

Reel 2.;Brief pan of Budapest (gray, repeated in Story 1451). Intertitle: Humenne — My Home Town, A Typical Slovakia Village. Trains, people board and deboard. Train station. Boy on peasant cart with cows and a wagon in the main square of Humenne. People gathered in the town square for market days (on Mondays and Fridays). […]

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Market; shops

Reel 2.;Intertitle: Market Days – Monday and Friday. Crowds mill about town square (fuzzy) on market day. 02:07:03 One of the visiting Americans buys a chicken from a vendor. Carts, cows, automobiles at the marketplace on the main square (across from the Klein family’s shop). People walk towards camera. Buying and selling material. Shops in […]

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Sightseeing in France: Paris & Versailles

Title: “Streets of Paris. Cafes on the Champs-Elysees. Arc de Triomphe. Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Place de la Concorde.” Sightseeing in Paris, including street scenes, cafe with red tables and chairs, Arc de Triomphe, Eternal Flame for Unknown Soldier (WWI) with wreath and flowers, French police, Eiffel Tower, Place de la Concorde, statues, cars […]

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Sightseeing in Paris; German officers

More tourist-y views of Paris streets, including Eiffel Tower and the obelisk in the Place de la Concorde. The camera sometimes focuses on individuals, such as the woman seen before, the elderly man, and the German officer leading the map meeting with the glasses (in Story 4414). 01:09:55 SEQ: German with dark-rimmed glasses with three […]

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Sightseeing in Paris; German officers

Unsteady, shot from moving vehicle across streets, monument. Montmarte district in Paris. Camera steadies at 01:01:40. People exiting buildings. Germans in uniform on the street then across and to the top of the La Basilique du Sacre Coeur. Pan across street, encompassing bars (including one at 01:02:26 seen later in Story 4411), restaurants, shops. Civilians […]

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German soldier and woman at cafe in Paris

Brief shot of bride and groom. LS church, Basilica. Panning shot of Montmartre district street scenes;cafes, people in street. Another uniformed German and a woman with heavy makeup (not the same people as earlier) sit at an outdoor table. Signs on the bar (seen earlier in Story 4408, but more in depth here) are in […]

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