David Glick’s trip to Europe 1936/37

Reims, France. CU of a man with a long beard, and loose fitting clothing, holding a pigeon in his hand and feeding it, another pigeon rests on his other arm. MLS of a street in the city, a street lamp hangs from the corner of a building, and a sign above a doorway reads: “Champignons”.

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Captured German POWs; camp victims and survivors

Mr. Dixon chronicles the progress of the 99th Chemical Mortar Battalion, primarily in Germany, includes captured German POWs, victims of concentration camp, and liberated former camp inmates most still in uniforms walking in line along the road.;Trip to Paris Arc de Triomphe, Tomb of Unknown soldier. Group shot of battalion commanders, army vehicles in snow

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Touring Paris

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.;LS, Versailles. Plaza, park in Paris, horse and buggy. Woman running towards the camera. Paris street scenes and shots of the Arc de Triomphe and the Eiffel Tower. Crowds

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

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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International Exposition in Paris at night: fireworks

Sightseeing in Paris

Paris under German occupation

Aerial view of German military parading on a street. Camera pans along the street. Shots of a brunette woman (featured in Tape 2720) being playful with the German in dark-rimmed glasses. Two blondes, not seen before. Rooftops of Paris and the Eiffel Tower in the distance, scenes of Germans at Versailles. Camera focuses on two

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KdF performance in occupied Paris

A dance or circus performance of some kind, on a stage, including acrobatics, juggling, ice skating, and a comic routine with man dressed as a cowboy riding a bucking “horse”. This was most likely a Kraft durch Freude (KdF) variety performance to exhibit German artists

Scenes of Paris before German occupation

Title: “PARIS. Une realization de la Cinematheque Kodascope” Titles identifying sites of interest: Place de la Republique, La Porte Saint Martin, L’avenue de l’Opera, La colonne Vendome, etc., followed by shots of the named spot, street scenes, traffic. 01:09:29 La Basilique du Sacre Coeur (prominent in Tape 2720). Le Pont Neuf, water, bridge