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Gdansk and Krakow scenes, daily life in Poland

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3944 | Film ID: 3001

Street scenes in Gdansk (Danzig) on ulica Dluga (German: Lange Straße) [see the city hall in BG]. Traffic cop directs traffic in busy town square. Women gaze through shop windows, reflection from outside in.

Scenes of a castle and the Dembnicki bridge in Krakow. Some scenes seem to be in the Kazimierz section (Jewish quarter) of Krakow. 01:02:52 CU of the sign on the front of a merchant's shop: "Depot de Vin T. Fukier Fonde en 1610." Town square, a man is wheeling a young boy across the cobblestone plaza in a wooden cart, a few darkly clad figures and a police officer in the BG. 01:03:01 MCU, panning pedestrians as they look at a store window, men in fedoras and trench style coats, women in fur collared jackets and pretty velvet hats. They look at Polish signs and advertisements for the 1937 Worlds Fair, which was held in Paris from May to November.

Film Title
Poland 1936
Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:00:48
Event Date
1936
Locale
Krakow, Poland
Unknown
Danzig, Germany
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:09
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