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March of Time -- outtakes -- Former Gestapo torture site in Paris

Film | Accession Number: 2004.723.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4094 | Film ID: 2733

Scenes of a "Gestapo torture chamber" in Paris. A contingent inspects the torture chamber; a line of relatives of torture victims waits outside. More interior shots, including a room where victims were burned. Handprints are visible on the walls, and a man points them out to the camera and places his hands in some of the impressions by way of illustration. In another room, a group of men inspects wooden posts to which people were presumably tied and executed. The tops of the posts are riddled with what may be bullet holes. A string of rosary beads and a blindfold have been placed on one of the posts. One of the men inspecting the posts is a survivor of the prison. Inspection of a pit that appears to be a mass grave.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:03:23
Event Date
1944 September
Locale
France
Paris, France
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:12
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