Tag Archives: Italy

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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Eva Braun & family vacation; Hitler at Berghof

Reel 6 of the private motion pictures Eva Braun (Seized Enemy Records).;COLOR. Inside Eva Braun’s house at Wasserburgerstrasse 12 in Munich. Eva’s father Friedrich Braun tying string around trunk. Two men removing trunk and large duffel bag to truck. Eva walking towards camera with a film camera in her hands, which she’s winding. Eva on

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Country pavilions at International Exposition in Paris, 1937

Daytime, line to get into the expo grounds, guards stamping passes. View of country pavilions: Denmark. Austria. Canada. 01:17:30 German pavilion – the largest at the Exposition. CUs, eagle sculpture at top of building, swastika. Belgium. Radio. Italy. Sweden. USA. Czechoslovakia. Food stalls. MSs aquarium, turtle

Touring Venice and Rome

Family footage of the Herz family vacation in Europe in 1937. Footage shows images of Jewish-American life before World War II with its European roots.;Herz family in Venice, on gondola. CUs, Jacob Herz, gondolier. Bridges in Venice. Ruins in countryside. 01:10:53 Tourist shots of the Coliseum in Rome and other sights. Statues, beach, tents, ruins,

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US troops in Occupied Italy

Shots in harbor, uniformed men. On small boat, rowing boats around. In cave (Blue Grotto, Capri?). On boat, American flag. Shots of land. Sailing boat. 01:03:06 underexposed shots. Garden, flowers, sailors. 01:04:06 Destroyed buildings, military vehicles. Children and military. Beach. 01:05:24 Military playing baseball. “2nd Depot Headquarters” title. Red cross van, military barracks/tents. 01:06:57 Filming

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The Ryan Battle Collection, no. 3 – Italy Vacation

This home movie captures scenes of the Battle family in Italy as they visit the countryside and the beautiful fountains and gardens of Villa d’Este in Tivoli.

The John and Alois Morkovsky Collection, no. 20 – Fringes of the Vatican II Council, 1964

Bishop John Morkovsky attended the Second Vatican Council in Rome in 1964. This home movie from a reel labeled “Fringes of the Vatican II Council” captures the site-seeing he did while in Europe for the meeting.