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Krakow Jewish quarter

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.3998 | Film ID: 3004

VS, Street scenes in the Jewish quarter of Krakow, Poland. Man selling balloons. Young girl on the street asking for directions from Orthodox Jewish men. Older Jewish couple posing outside of their shop-M. Finkelstein is the name on the placard above their shop door. Good CUs of the couple. CUs of young, religious Jewish boys laughing and talking, conscious of the camera. Young children playing in a courtyard, moving large twigs around the street as an elderly woman watches them, preparing for the harvest festival of Sukkot beneath the archway made famous in an iconic Roman Vishniac photograph.

**From Julien Bryan's film "Poland the Country and the People" released in 1948, shot 1936-1937.**

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:00:48
Event Date
1936
Locale
Krakow, Poland
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 13:45:10
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