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Pre-WWII - 1939, Netherlands, The: Holland - Daily Life

Reel Number: 221132-04

Color: Black and White

Sound: SIL

Year / Date: 1939

Country: Holland,Netherlands

Location: Amsterdam,Holland

TC Begins: 11:54:48

TC Ends: 12:03:55

Duration: 00:09:07

Pre-WWII - 1939, Netherlands, The: Holland - Daily Life Morning and general activity on Muntz Plain, center of Amsterdam, policeman directing traffic & cyclists. Sailors marching through Muntz Plain. People off streetcar / tram. Shots of traffic, many bicycles. Wide shot showing buildings & streetcars passing in front. Cases unloaded from barges on River Amstel w/ barge Amstel 8 in foreground. Shots of River with barges, bridges & Dutch architecture. High shot looking down street w/ canal in center. Man cleaning tourist boat. Traffic policeman. More unloading scenes. 12:00:28 Sailing yacht on canal outside city. PoV from barge going under bridge. People crowd onto streetcar. 12:01:00 Amsterdam station with people going in. Kalverstraat, main shopping street, people looking in shop windows. Newspaper in window w/ heading Roosevelt Cables Hitler & Mussolini ?. General street scenes w/ trams passing. Policeman directing traffic. Dutch houses. Men loading barge. People going to work in morning on bicycles; logs or timbers towed along street by horse. Sign Haarlem-Den Haag glimpsed. 08:08:58 Original Dutch East India Building, erected in 1610 on Prince Hendrik Straat, monogram over door, initials V.O.C. standing for United East India. Netherlands - 1930s Daily Life; Street Scenes; Pre-WW2;

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