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Gate; Judenrat building; Czerniakow in his office

Film | Accession Number: 1992.262.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0717 | Film ID: 247

German soldier checking papers at wooden gate. Judenrat/Jewish Council sequence: rabbis approach and enter building, up stairs. CU signs. Interiors. Men enter office of Czerniakow, head of the Jewish Council.
Czerniakow greets men, sits at desk, talking to them and to a man standing beside him. Pictures are on the walls, including a portrait of Pilsudski.

Staged scene of meeting. See: "The Warsaw Diary of Adam Czerniakow": May 3, 1942 -- "At ten the film crew from the Propaganda Office arrived and proceeded to take pictures in my office. A scene was enacted of petitioners and rabbis entering my office, etc. Then all paintings and charts were taken down. A nine-armed candlestick with all candles lit was placed on my desk..."

Image
Film Title
Warsaw Ghetto R1
Duration
00:02:22
Date
Event:  1942 May 03
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:19:47
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