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Berestowitz, Poland

Film | Accession Number: 1992.260.1 | RG Number: RG-60.0712 | Film ID: 251

Intertitles appear in Yiddish and English. "The Old Mill" Pan, children in front of mill, lake, farm, field. "The Market, Not so busy" Town street with few people. Pan, including courtyard, horses, wagons, boys, houses. "A Catholic Church" Views of church and surrounding area. "A Bearded Blacksmith" Man (back to camera) next to horse-drawn cart, talking with other men. "A Picturesque Peasant" CU, man. "Polish Peasant Types" CU, women, children pose in BG. Another woman, staring blankly at the camera. Pan of houses in village. "A lucky find for an American dowry" Family poses at door of house. 00:33:54 "It looks like a barn but it's a home." Horse, wagon, ladder against house. Two well-dressed men at door, one smokes a cigar. Old man with white beard at a store (cannot read sign), rope hangs from sign. VAR CUs old peasant men with beards.

Image
Duration
00:03:08
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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