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Kiev during the first days of war, 1941

Film | Accession Number: 2001.355.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3171 | Film ID: 2489
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Based on the paper documentation from the Central State Archives, translated from Russian: This is Kyiv [Kiev] during the first days of war (more precisely it's June 28, 1941). CU of a crowd gathered on a street to listen to the radio report. VS of people in the crowd: soldiers, civilians. [The footage was shot on Mitskevich Street]. Military vehicles with Soviet soldiers are rolling through the streets. CU of a street calendar that reads "June 28th, Saturday" and shows 11 a.m. CU of two Jewish men sitting and talking. CU of a young man talking to a young woman. AV of a square in Kyiv. VS of a group of nurses walking in the street. CU of a man reading a street poster that announces a concert program at the Franko Theatre [One of the oldest theaters in Kyiv]. Another poster written in Hebrew and Ukrainian announces a play "Feast" performed by the Kyiv State Jewish Theatre.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:01:46
Event Date
1941 June 28
Locale
Ukraine
Kiev, Soviet Union
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Central State Film, Photo & Sound Archives
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:49
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