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Berestowitz, Poland: street scenes; people

Film | Accession Number: 1992.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0701 | Film ID: 250

Intertitles appear in Yiddish and English. Scenes of small town with horse-drawn carts, people, houses, and dirt roads. "A Glimpse Around the Market" Similar scenes of town with peasants, horses, wagons, houses. "Peasant Youths out for a lark in the big city..." Five boys walk down dirt road, houses line the street. "When the pretty girls go walking, the boys go walking too." Pan of street with people and houses. "Shawls" "The Synagogue Center" VAR views of synagogue building. Men talk in the street, gesture at camera. MCU, woman in front of a house. MCU, family with children at sign reading ZYDOWSKA BIBLIOTEKA, I.L. PERECA. VAR shots of townspeople. "It's odd but they're really getting along...feminine friend" Elderly women chat. Family. "Photographed near his house" MCU, elderly man (rabbi?), shot from below. Young attractive woman lights a cigarette, townspeople glare at her. VAR shots of people, some posing in front of houses or stores.

Image
Duration
00:04:08
Date
Event:  1920
Locale
Berestowitz, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Cinema Arts, Inc.
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:19:47
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