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Warsaw Ghetto in color

Film | Accession Number: 2002.542.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3431 | Film ID: 2615

Warsaw ghetto: gates, corpses, market, people, funeral procession in street, soldier checking papers, man dressed in rags, meat store, crossing bridge, Jewish policeman, tram, boy sitting in street, children begging, corpse, family loading belongings on cart, emaciated people on sidewalk.

01:05:06 Close view, people on sidewalk outside shops, 1 especially ragged.

01:05:10:27 to 01:11:13 (If viewed frame by frame) German uniformed man in peaked cap is visible on right of frame, emerging from shop doorway and gesturing with hand at small boy looking at meat. 01:05:24 Child outside a narrow meat shop, with cuts of meat hanging below sign "MIESA". 01:05:29 to 40 Pan down from sign to two boys, one very ragged, looking at meat hanging a few inches away, as nicely dressed woman in light coat and hat enters the shop from right side. 01:05:48 to 55 Pan up from bare feet and rags to two boys and meat, with sign.

CU, German uniformed cameraman, Willy Wist, at 01:06:32:08 - 28, especially frames 14 to 28. Close view emaciated boy looking at camera. 01:06:38 to 56 Close view of people climbing up and down stairs to bridge.

01:07:29 Small boy lying on edge of pavement; ragged young man stretched out along curb; starving woman with thin bare legs stretched along edge of sidewalk as many feet are seen passing by. 01:07:53 Two starving children seated close together on sidewalk with begging cup as feet are seen passing by them. Another view of woman in skirt. 01:08:08 CU of same two children, with old shrunken faces, freckles, one with bandaged head. VCU of faces to 01:0-8:29. 01:08:40 Two other small children on pavement, against building; bare skinny legs to 01:08:47.

Event:  May 1942?
Warsaw, Poland
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
Record last modified: 2020-04-29 10:34:01
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