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Factory scenes, Katowice, Poland 1936

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4136 | Film ID: 3010

Katowice, Poland, 1936. CU, worker takes off his mask as he exits the zinc refinery. MLS, camera pans down the refinery smokestack to reveal the entire refinery in the valley, full pan of the valley, and then back into the mine, miners hacking away at the rocks with pick axes. Shots of bubbling molten ore at 01:01:55:00. The workers leave the refinery, and head off to the church. More shots inside the mine, the cars full of zinc ore, etc. VS of the women sorting the good pieces from the bad. EXT, the miners emerge from the mine, head into another building at the refinery. 01:04:54:00 Workers leave the factory on their bikes; large engines turn inside the factory. 01:06:30:00 changes to scenes of the burning embers of the furnace: iris shots. A worker counts the smelting ovens/jets.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:09:27
Event Date
1936
Locale
Katowice, 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 13:45:13
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