Jeanne and Frits Kan as bride and groom

Dutch intertitles. 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 […]

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1925 wedding of Dutch Jews (tinted 35mm print)

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 […]

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Kan family: daily life in Amsterdam; at the beach; at home

Title in Dutch: “Betsy als baby in 1928” Scenes of a baby in a carriage and two women – Jeanne holding baby Marcus?, walking down the street. 01:00:56 On a different day (notice clothing), children with adults in a street. A little girl in white (Betsy?) looks up at the camera. 01:01:51 At the beach, […]

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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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Kan family at home; in Belgium; at the beach

Robert and Betsy ride a bicycle down a gravel road in front of large house, trees in BG. Shots from an airfield, planes taking off. “KLM” on the sides of the planes. Robert and Betsy in backyard. Empty garden. Duck and ducklings swimming. At the beach, CUs of children’s faces. Robert and Betsy playing in […]

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Kan family at the airport and beach

Betsy and Robert exit the house carrying small shovels. The children exit a car and walk towards the camera. Two boys (Robert is on the right) run towards the camera. Betsy waves from a balcony. EXT large house. Pan down to a woman walking down a hill. 01:00:42 Several children and two adults in a […]

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Kan family at the beach in Zandvoort

Hand writes “Zandvoort 1934” on parchment. 01:06:40 Betsy tries to ride a bicycle. Robert rides a scooter. Woman holds the seat of the bicycle as the girl rides. 01:07:34, beach. Jeanne and an unidentified man in a robe over a bathing suit walk towards the camera. Jeanne walks away. 01:08:01 Betsy digs a hole in […]

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Kan family vacations in Switzerland

Sint Moritz 1934″ Family vacations to St. Moritz, Switzerland during the winter. Women getting off a train. Scenic views of the town. Mountain with snow (shot from a ski lift?). 01:00:55 Three people stand in front of a sign pointing to the “Corviglia Huette Resturant”. People hiking up the mountain and views of the landscape […]

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Kan family: daily life in Netherlands; children at play

House shot from across the street. Jeanne and children on sidewalk. Two children walk hand in hand in backyard. Four older men look down hill in yard, woman and two children in BG. Children stand by a window looking out. 01:10:14 Two older women stand next to little girl (Betsy?) and watch the little boy […]

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