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Five Cities

Film | Accession Number: 1992.266.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2479 | Film ID: 239
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Yiddish titles. English title, "Jewish Life in Bialystok." Pan, overview of city of Bialystok. Street scenes illustrating city as an industrial and cultural center with buildings, shops, and pedestrians. Images of downtown shops and buses, market day with peasants and horses. 03:04:10 Scenes of the Jewish community, children, elderly, street scenes, schools and synagogues. 03:05:31 Tile-roofed home of Dr. Zamenhof, creator of Esperanto. Sholem Aleichem Library, signs in Yiddish. INTs, factory, smokestacks, power looms and textile workers. Nursery. TOZ sanatorium. 03:08:40 Community-run summer camp reflecting the diversity of the city's 200-year-old Jewish community. Children in swimsuits, eating, lying around. CU, girl eating bialy. Memorable images of a spacious park where young adults relax and children play. EXT, palatial building with sculpted gardens. "The End"

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:10:17
Event Date
1939
Locale
Bialystok, Poland
Language
Yiddish
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:38
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