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Zinc refinery in operation in Katowice

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4002 | Film ID: 3004

Scenes from the Giesche zinc mine and refinery in Katowice, circa 1936. VS, inside near the furnaces, men coming out for a break and getting water, women sorting the ore before it is smelted, the conveyor belt from the mine shaft, men drilling inside the mine. 01:14:55 Good shots of the digging in the mine, workers leaving the mine. Scene with the workers collecting their bicycles at the end of the day. Several good CUs of the faces of the workers, the raw zinc ore, machinery, etc.

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

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:01:37
Event Date
1936
Locale
Katowice, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:29
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