Item is a film reel containing home movie footage of the reception party for David Freed's bar mitzvah. David was the son of Ruth Free (née Weinreb) and Murray Freed. He was the grandson of Rabbi Joseph Weinreb.
Item is a film reel containing home movie footage of an unidentified family celebration. Identified in the footage is Sol Edell, Dolly Edell, the Weinstock family, Ruth Freed, Murray Freed, Aaron Freed, Paul Edell, and the Kurtz family.
Item is a film reel containing footage of a gangster themed home movie skit likely filmed by Sol Edell's children or step-children. Included are shots of young men driving in a car, pretending to have a gun fight on a residential street and pretending to dump a body in the forest.
During processing, assigned reel #22.
A splice near the beginning of the film is damaged.
This item is a home movie of Phyllis Freed's wedding in Toronto. Phyllis Freed was the granddaughter of Rabbi Joseph Weinreb and the daughter of Ruth (née Weinreb) Freed and Murray Freed (a pharmacist).
During processing, reels were assigned reel #13 & #15.
Item is a film reel containing home movie footage of various Toronto scenes and a home movie skit likely filmed by Sol Edell's children and step-children based on the story of Frankenstein. The first few minutes includes footage of a woman walking down a Toronto street, a Lubavitch youth van, and various shots of Toronto from a moving car. This is followed by the Frankenstein skit, which includes scenes of Dr. Frankenstein and his hunchbacked assistant bringing the creature to life, the creature escaping from the laboratory, the creature climbing a tree and attacking people passing by, and various characters fighting the creature. The skit is filmed on a residential street.
Dr. Judah Goldwasser was a research chemist in the Synthesis and Formations Branch of the Naval Surface Weapons Centre in the United States of America. He earned his PhD in polymer chemistry from the University of Waterloo in Ontario. He married Sol Edell's daughter, Ethel.
Scope and Content
Item is a sound recording documenting the orthodox Jewish wedding reception of Ethel and Judah Goldwasser. Ethel was Sol Edell's daughter.
1 film reel (ca. 30 min.) : col. and b&w, si. ; 16 mm
Scope and Content
Item is a film reel containing footage of Sol and Dolly Edell's wedding reception as well as family vacations in the United States of America. Wedding footage includes shots of the greeting line, dancing, and guests socializing at the reception. Vacation footage includes shots of landmarks around Washington D.C. and Miami, Florida. Also included is footage of a family relaxing by a pool likely at a Miami hotel.
Title on film can was "Sol / Dolly Edell Wedding / Vacation / Home"