De Groot family walks to Sonsbeek Park; Castle Zypendaal

Video:


Date:
1940

Creator:
Meijer de Groot

Collection:
The de Groot Family Collection

Archive/Collection:
The de Groot Family Collection, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Source URL:
http://www.ushmm.org/online/film/display/detail.php?file_num=5226



Description:
The de Groot family walking in Sonsbeek Park. People riding bikes. An older man (Max Turksma, Meijer de Groot's bridge parter) with a cigar on a bicycle greets the cameraman.;Cut to a different outing in Arnhem with a view of Castle Zypendaal, the large mansion owned by Baron von Heemstra where Audrey Hepburn and her mother lived during the war, in a field surrounded by trees. Children play with a small dog. More shots of the castle and then of a smaller building on the grounds.;Back to the de Groots walking in Sonsbeek Park along paths in the forest, all of them very well dressed. 01:05:41 CU, baby in a carriage. This is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wolf Nathans, friends of the de Groot family. The family, then Rachel, push the baby carriage through the city (slowed down). 01:05:50 A German soldier is visible walking behind them. Brief shot of a sign affixed to a fence lining the street, reading "Apeldoorn" with an arrow pointing right. Another view of walking on Jansbinnensingel

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Location(s):
Arnhem, Netherlands
Format:
8mm
Duration:
02:04.00
Color/B&W:
B&W
Sound/Silent:
Silent
Form:
home movie

Archive:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum



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

Rights:
Louis de Groot

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