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March of Time -- outtakes -- Exhumation of bodies from Terezin and Karlovy Vary camps

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 1994.119.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2058 | Film ID: 862

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    March of Time -- outtakes -- Exhumation of bodies from Terezin and Karlovy Vary camps

    Overview

    Description
    (Czech Newsreel Material) MLS, exhumation of victims' bodies (Czech patriots) from Terezin and Karlovy Vary prison camps. HASs, POWs working in graves exhuming bodies. One POW prominently featured wears a jacket that has a large swastika painted on the back. VSs, bodies being lifted out of graves for identification. CU, pant leg of a POW exhuming bodies, the letters "SS" are crudely painted on the pant leg. VSs, bodies being placed on wooden platforms for doctors' identification. Doctors wearing rubber gloves identifying the dead. Field of coffins, lined in neat rows, in one shot the white painted numbers are visible on the edge of each coffin. Men carrying coffins to the field. Exhumation of bodies. Doctors identifying bodies and examining to determine means of death. CU of a victim's badge, a triangle and a number are visible, the color of the triangle (because film is b/w) and the actual number are not distinguishable (overexposure). Bodies being placed in coffins for burial. Reburial ceremony. Flower-decked coffins. Soldiers at salute. In one shot there is a banner hung in the trees above the soldiers which reads "Betinacistica Sociolismu" Coffins are lowered into the ground.
    Duration
    00:04:28
    Date
    Event:  1946
    Censor:  1946 (used 10/46)
    Locale
    Terezin, Czechoslovakia
    Karlovy Vary, Czechoslovakia
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
    Contributor
    Producer: March of Time, Inc.
    Camera Operator: Czech Newsreel

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Outtakes.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Good
    Time Code
    02:01:12:21 to 02:05:40:21
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Master 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 862 Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Public Domain
    Conditions on Use
    To the best of the Museum's knowledge, this material is in the public domain. You do not require further permission from the Museum to reproduce or use this material.

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    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the National Archives and Records Administration in September 1994.
    Note
    Footage of the doctors' inspection of corpses is particularly gruesome.
    Cameraman's dope sheet available in departmental files.
    Copied From
    35mm, lavender, partial SP dupe neg
    Film Source
    United States. National Archives and Records Administration. Motion Picture Reference
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 1563
    Source Archive Number: 200 MTT 1150 VV
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:50:37
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