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Catholic procession in Lowicz, Poland, 1936 and wedding in city

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4158 | Film ID: 3015

Lowicz, Poland, 1936: Preparations for a religious holiday. MS, young girl with a full head of curly blonde hair that is being braided and combed by her mother and her sister in preparation for the ceremony. The entire town seems to be taking part in the celebration. VS of the elaborate celebration. The scenes inside the church seem to under cranked, causing the scenes to move at a faster than normal speed. INT church shots end at 01:09:36. EXT, VS of the procession through town.

01:10:41 Brief cut to a different location, probably a city. Bride and groom exit an automobile and enter a church. The bride is wearing a striped woolen skirt characteristic of the area around Lowicz, Poland. Most of the women and men are dressed in more contemporary clothing, men with ties and hats. CU of the bride and groom entering the church, the groom takes off his hat, and guests follow.

01:10:52 Return to Lowicz with high angle shot of the festivities for Easter Sunday. Townspeople are dressed in traditional, central Polish folk costume. Townspeople riding bicycles, horse drawn wagons, etc.

Event Date
April 1936?
Lowicz, Poland
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2019-05-29 11:03:57
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