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Home for the Jewish Aged; cemetery in Warsaw

Film | Accession Number: 1992.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0704 | Film ID: 250
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Intertitles appear in Yiddish and English. "The Home for the Jewish Aged in Warsaw. Many of the inmates were wealthy before the Great War brought devastation to Poland." EXT, men talk in FG, women on bench in BG. "Main Roadway to the Jewish cemetery" Slow pan, people walking on narrow tree-lined road, away from the camera, tombstones not seen. Different SEQ: Men and boys walk along road in the cemetery, towards the camera. MCU faces of people. Tombstones. "The Grave of...Jewish millionaire..." View of large, elaborate, and decorated tombstones. Pan, more gravestones (less decorated). Man (beggar) with small bag and cane walks though field. He kneels at the side of a dirt road for a moment, then proceeds walking along the road.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:02:48
Event Date
1920
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Cinema Arts, Inc.
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:28:53
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