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Five Cities

Film | Accession Number: 2000.621.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2663 | Film ID: 2317

Notes taken from NCJF documentation: This rare film document captures the spirit of Jewish life in pre-World War II Vilna. Lively narration and music accompany film sequences of people engaged in the rituals and realities of daily existence at work, at play, in the synagogue, and in school. Vilna's famous landmarks-the Strashun Library, Shnipeshiker Cemetery and the YIVO Institute-are among the film's highlights.

Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:11:01
Event Date
1938-1939
Locale
Vilna, Lithuania
Language
Yiddish
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The National Center for Jewish Film at Brandeis University
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