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Five Cities

Film | Accession Number: 1992.266.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2482 | Film ID: 242
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Yiddish titles. English title, "Jewish Life in Vilna" Pan, overview of the city of Vilna, showing broad streets, traffic, large buildings, pedestrians. Shows Vilna's famous landmarks: the Strashun Library, Shnipeshiker Cemetery, and the YIVO Institute. Elderly woman prays. In Jewish quarter, clocks displayed on EXT of buildings, Yiddish signs, narrow streets with shops, people engaged in the rituals and realities of daily existence at work selling wares on the street, resting. Men with horses and buggies wait for passengers at square. CUs, children. Street scenes, pedestrians, shops, signs, main square. Old and young relax in park. Diving, swimming, kayaking, boat on river. HAS, city of Vilna. "The End"

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:09:38
Event Date
1939
Locale
Vilna, Lithuania
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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