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Roma/Sinti in Berlin

Film | Accession Number: 1992.242.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0774 | Film ID: 508

Romani group in Berlin filmed by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy in 1932. 00:00:40 Horse grazing near camp. Overhead shots of wagons, horses near by. Child in courtyard. 00:01:11 Woman washes child in wagon doorway. Children comb hair. CUs children. 00:01:42 Children play with banners. 00:02:04 Shots of wagons and horses, men with horse, slap hands. Men into wagons. 00:02:36 CU of woman. Wagon along road. Men drive off in cart. POV cart, leaving camp. 00:03:02 Berlin street, wagon. 00:03:18 Horse market. 00:04:01 Girl in wagon at market, CU. More horse market. 00:04:36 CU man, profile, boy with horse. 00:05:27 Woman stops pedestrians to read fortunes. 00:06:23 Man sells cloth on street. 00:07:07 General shots of Roma camp. 00:07:19 Men at beer garden, play cards. 00:08:19 Fight at the camp. More fighting. Agitated children, people running into wagon. 00:09:19 Good shot of woman walking, CU of man, woman at window. 00:09:35 Woman drags other woman out of caravan, they fight. Children in wagon, tease camera. Children fight. 00:10:23 Children mug for camera and play. 00:11:00 Family group, woman pushes man. 00:11:18 Good CU woman. Beer barrel. 00:11:33 Children walk out of store with milk can, along to camp. CUs of men. 00:12:00 Groups sitting at table, drinking. Children playing, dancing. More good CUs. 00:12:51 Adults dance, play music. 00:13:38 Woman does traditional looking dance. 00:14:12 Man performs a dance, woman joins. Intercut with CUs children watching or dancing. CUs musicians and girl dancing. Men dancing, all dance in group.

Event:  1932
Production:  1932 or 1933
Berlin, Germany
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Hattula Moholy-Nagy
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:47:47
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