Warsaw Jewish quarter, prewar

Title: “The Jewish Ghetto.” Exquisite color footage of Jews in the Jewish quarter of Warsaw, EXTs, sunny day. Steady pan of Jews mingling in the streets, milling about, shops line the streets in the BG, signs in Polish. Two men dressed in shambles sleeping on the curb. MS, group of old and young Jews, boys […]

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Prewar Warsaw: street and family scenes

The camera pans across a bustling street scene, including lots of people, streetcars (one is marked with the number 21), buildings, and a horse-drawn buggy. The large building which dominates the background is the Grand Theater. The streetcar runs along Senatorska Street. An older Jewish man makes faces at the camera and several younger men […]

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