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Five Cities

Film | Accession Number: 1992.266.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2481 | Film ID: 241
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Yiddish titles. English title, "A Day in Warsaw" Pan, overview of city of Warsaw, street scenes, pedestrians, important modern multistoried buildings, cars, city square with pedestrians. Contrasted with old market square, narrow streets, Jewish quarter, including Zamenhof Street and the commercial Nalewki Steet where 400,000 Jews lived before WWII, and Jewish institutions, such as the community council, hospitals, schools and synagogues. Scenes of the modern parts of the city with large buildings, autos, and trucks meet with horse-drawn carriages, crowds, pushcarts, and porters in the bustling commercial district. Yiddish theater. Marketplace, overviews and CUs, chickens, children, clothing, bread, peddler. Zamenhof. Gensza cemetery. Poster for "Habima." Lines of pushcarts. Many exit synagogue after Sabbath services, and families pour into Krashinsky Park where children play and adults spiritedly debate the issues of the day. Yiddish newspapers. Crowds of Orthodox Jews in streets, shops closed for Sabbath. "The End"

Film Title
A Day in Warsaw
Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:09:33
Event Date
1938
Locale
Warsaw, 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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