Warsaw Jewish quarter, prewar

Video:


Date:
June? 1939

Creator:
Dr. Benjamin Gasul

Collection:
Benjamin Gasul Collection

Archive/Collection:
Benjamin Gasul Collection, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

Source URL:
http://www.ushmm.org/online/film/display/detail.php?file_num=4911



Description:
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 horsing around and teasing another with a large satchel on his back. LS, Jewish woman wearing a wig gathers laundry in an alley. MCU, two religious Jews holding parchment papers converse on street corner. 01:02:33 LS, main street in Jewish quarter. MSs, CUs, Jews smiling, teasing each other, curiously pointing to the camera. Vendor sells sunglasses. Pan up to man in window. Another group sitting in chairs on the street, including children. 01:03:30 Close pan of large group of Jews with one blind elder standing in the center. 01:03:48 Three religious elders with beards and dark hats sitting in chairs in front of a shop, one shields his face from the camera, younger Jews crowd around them. Short LS of main cobblestone street in Jewish quarter with people, carriage, and car

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Location(s):
Warsaw, Poland
Format:
16mm
Duration:
02:40.00
Color/B&W:
Color
Sound/Silent:
Silent
Form:
home movie

Archive:
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum



Inquiries regarding this film should contact:
filmvideo@ushmm.org

Rights:
US Holocaust Memorial Museum

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