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Establishing shots, street scenes of daily life in Warsaw

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4000 | Film ID: 3004

VS, Warsaw street scenes. A group of young school boys walk in an orderly fashion through the city streets, they are with a male chaperone, all are wearing the same cap. MS in a large park of women, there are several women gathered in a central location in the park, all have babies in baby carriages. 01:11:57 The nanny/mommy scene in the park with VS, CUs on babies, toddlers, prams, etc. END of Reel 1 - writing on film leader indicates Reel 2 begins.

01:12:21 Scenes of city life, we are now on the outskirts of Warsaw - the trolley pulls up to the station, the sign on the front of the trolley reads "Destination: Dworska". INT shots from inside the trolley car, several passengers are busy reading, riding, a few look at the camera. VS from inside the trolley car panning the street scene outside. Two Polish soldiers walking along, one is carrying a bunch of high black boots over his shoulder. Kiosk and vegetable stand on the street in Warsaw-three women are shopping at the stand. 01:13:05 A funeral procession through the streets of Warsaw. VS of a building under construction seen first in LS, and then in CU the men working there. A foreman barks orders to the workers, he is in a uniform and wears a cap. Several establishing shots of streets, etc, mostly new buildings, signs for construction and construction companies are visible, all the buildings are modern, cement block highrises.

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

Event:  1936-1937
Production:  1948
Warsaw, Poland
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:55
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