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Nazi propaganda about Jewish ghetto living conditions and racial hygiene

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2001.359.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3295 | Film ID: 2504A

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    Nazi propaganda about Jewish ghetto living conditions and racial hygiene

    Overview

    Description
    Antisemitic propaganda film showing living and housing conditions in a Jewish ghetto in Poland, typhus patients, and measures against the spreading of lice.

    Reel 1: Ghetto scenes (in Warsaw, according to Bundesarchiv annotation), streets, crumbling houses. Staged views of Jewish people sleeping. Open gutters, cobblestones. 00:23:20 Orthodox Jews walking through the ghetto (not natural). View from camera in courtyard, up several stories, wooden railings. More Orthodox men. More shots of courtyard. 00:24:19 INT, men at sewing machines. Woman with baby. Woman scrubbing. Woman putting shoes on toddler. WS of room with ten people. 00:24:53 Shelter with beds, crowded. Work crew in overalls enters room, removes bedding from rows of beds, tie it up, and haul sacks over their backs. The men are watched by a uniformed German. 00:25:44 Crude form of extermination is carried out, burning something in pieces on metal tray over flame. Outside, men seal the doors. 00:26:13 Back inside, men spraying and dismantling cots. 00:26:56 Jewish men enter, ragged, undress. A few boys; a man in glasses - 40 years old. They are uneasy in front of the camera.
    Duration
    00:05:13
    Date
    Production:  1941
    Locale
    Warsaw, Poland
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv Filmarchiv

    Physical Details

    Language
    Silent
    Genre/Form
    Propaganda.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Mixed
    Time Code
    00:22:21:00 to 00:27:34:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2504 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - large
      Master 2504 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - large
      Master 2504 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - large
      Master 2504 Video: Betacam SP - PAL - large
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2504A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2504A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2504A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2504A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Copyright Undetermined
    Conditions on Use
    Owner of copyright, if any, is undetermined. It is possible this is an orphan work. It is the responsibility of anyone interested in reproducing, broadcasting, or publishing content to determine copyright holder and secure permission, or perform a diligent Fair Use analysis.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this from the Bundesarchiv in Berlin, Germany in January 2001 for possible use in the Museum's special exhibition "Deadly Medicine.".
    Note
    See Story 3296, Film ID 2504A for Reel 2 of "Juden, Läuse, Wanzen."
    Copied From
    35mm; b/w
    Film Source
    Bundesarchiv (Germany). Filmarchiv
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 3239
    Source Archive Number: 17427 (E.Nr.223450) R1
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:51:12
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