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Warsaw ghetto

Film | Digitized | Accession Number: 2003.473.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3841 | Film ID: 2661

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    Warsaw ghetto

    Overview

    Description
    A Polish documentary about the creation and destruction of the Warsaw ghetto, 1939-1943, made for the 20th anniversary of the liquidation of the Warsaw ghetto. Incorporates archival footage, including Nazi newsreels and propaganda footage, with English narration and titles. Shows building a memorial to victims.
    Film Title
    Requiem for 500,000
    Film Alternate Title
    Zydzi Polscy
    The Polish Jews
    Duration
    00:27:41
    Date
    Event:  1939-1943
    Production:  1962
    Locale
    Warsaw, Poland
    Credit
    Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Filmoteka Narodowa
    Contributor
    Director: Jerzy Bossak
    Director: Waclaw Kazmierczak
    Producer: Film Polski, Warsaw Documentary Film Studios

    Physical Details

    Language
    English
    Genre/Form
    Documentary.
    B&W / Color
    Black & White
    Image Quality
    Fair
    Time Code
    01:10:03:00 to 01:37:44:00
    Film Format
    • Master
    • Master 2661A Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661B Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661A Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661B Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661A Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661B Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661A Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
      Master 2661B Video: VHS - 1/2 inch - PAL
    • Preservation
    • Preservation 2661A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2661A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2661A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2661A Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - large
      Preservation 2661B Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2661B Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2661B Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
      Preservation 2661B Video: Betacam SP - NTSC - small
    • User
    • User 2661A Video: DVD
      User 2661 Video: VHS - 1/2 inch
      User 2661A Video: DVD
      User 2661 Video: VHS - 1/2 inch
      User 2661A Video: DVD
      User 2661 Video: VHS - 1/2 inch
      User 2661A Video: DVD
      User 2661 Video: VHS - 1/2 inch
      User 2661B Video: DVD
      User 2661B Video: DVD
      User 2661B Video: DVD
      User 2661B Video: DVD

    Rights & Restrictions

    Conditions on Access
    You do not require further permission from the Museum to access this archival media.
    Copyright
    Filmoteka Narodowa
    Conditions on Use
    Contact FINA customer service team at dokument@fina.gov.pl for permission to reproduce and use this film.

    Keywords & Subjects

    Administrative Notes

    Film Provenance
    The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum purchased this footage from WFDiF (Documentary and Feature Film Studio, Film Archive) in Warsaw, Poland in June 2003.
    Note
    The WFDiF production entitled "Zydzi Polscy" ["The Polish Jews"] runs 97 minutes and contains film documents from the archive, added music and sound effects. USHMM catalogs the complete production under RG-60.3834, RG-60.3835, RG-60.3836, RG-60.3837, RG-60.3838, RG-60.3839, RG-60.3840, RG-60.3841, and RG-60.3842, on Film ID 2661.

    USHMM Betacam made from VHS copies provided by WFDiF. Part of this story is on Film ID 2661B.
    Film Source
    Filmoteka Narodowa
    File Number
    Legacy Database File: 4014
    Source Archive Number: F 881
    Record last modified:
    2024-02-21 07:56:22
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