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Jewish Refugees in Czechoslovakia

Film | Accession Number: 1991.252.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0012 | Film ID: 3

Universal Newsreel, Vol. 10, No. 728, Part 2. Release date, 12/14/1938.
November 26-30, 1938. Jewish refugees in Bratislava, Czechoslovakia. LS of field with round tents. CU of baby, rumpled man, woman by tub. Also, shots of men and women working at chores: sawing wood (cutting down tree), at water well, cooking. Refugee getting haircut and shave. Group near outdoor stove with little pots of water.
Note: According to dope sheet, these are 360 Jews banished by Hungarian government and denied admittance by Czech authorities. They are in "no man's land" by the border.

Newsreel footage also includes the following parts:
02:04:53 Worldwide News Events
02:05:01 Paris, France
02:06:33 Washington, DC
02:07:33 St. Cyr, France
02:08:20 Europe "200 lb Elephant Baby Arrives in Time for Holidays"
02:09:26 New York "Opera Stars Sing Xmas Music for Settlement Kids"

Duration
00:00:46
Event Date
12/14/1938
Locale
Bratislava, Slovakia
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 10:56:27
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