Caldas da Rainha, Portugal
Shot of Caldas da Rainha (30 miles from Lisbon), residence for all refugees living in Portugal, many of whom were Jewish. VS of cattle fair. 02:45:32 Refugee works garden, woman spreads wash. EXT of Cafe Boccage, then packed INT [cafe is meant to replicate artists' cafe in Montparnasse, "La Rotonde"]. INT of Hotel Lisbonse where refugees meet to talk, play cards, sit on sofas, and chat. VS. Quick EXT shot of Jews leaving improvised synagogue as young boy looks at doorway.
Outtake from edited March of Time story "Portugal-Europe's Crossroads."
Cameraman's dope sheet available in departmental files.
Biography / History:
1992.258.1 The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in October 1992. The footage was obtained as research for the Museum's Permanent Exhibition.
The March of Time, Ltd.
National Archives and Records Administration (NARA), 200 MTT 994 H
1"; Betacam SP; VHS
02:44:32 - 02:47:08