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Burning of Buehl Synagogue

Film | Accession Number: 2001.354.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3209 | Film ID: 2508
Image

Amateur 8mm footage shot in 1938 by someone living in Buehl. Brief CU of members of a marching band, in uniform, preparing to play. Another brief shot depicting people rowing across a lake. The synagogue in Buehl burning on Kristallnacht. MCUs windows with flames and smoke coming out. VS of civilians and onlookers, local firemen and police in uniform, one woman runs across the street. Activity in the street, a pushcart moves in and out of the frame. MS, fireman on ladder with hose, positioned at the building next to the synagogue, spraying the roof of the adjacent building. Low angle CU of roof on fire and smoke billowing into the sky.

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:02:30
Event Date
1938
Locale
Buehl, Germany
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Stadtgeschichtliches Institut: Stadt Buehl
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:22
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