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German siege of Warsaw, Poland, Sept. 1939

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3978 | Film ID: 3003

Poignant shot of two little boys, one little girl, and one woman with her head bandaged holding an infant in her arms sitting on the street surrounded by rubble, the children are barefoot, and they look frightened and confused. This scene was shot in the immediate aftermath of a German air attack over Warsaw. MLS the two young boys dragging a chair, down the street full of rubble. 01:05:48:22: MS residents milling about on the street, sitting on chairs, surrounded by the few belongings they have left- several young women, one man. Clear shot of more destruction at 01:05:55:29 man in suit rounding the corner, passes by a soldier, the woman with her head bandaged is carrying a baby in her arms. CU of a brick oven that remained intact. Camera pans to broken plates and cups in the rubble. END on CU of destroyed household belongings in this rubble.

Duration
00:00:43
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:02:40
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