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School children in south central Poland, circa 1936

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4182 | Film ID: 3025

INT, CU of a man wearing a uniform with an elaborate hat, a fez with a large plume and a metallic embroidered emblem in the center of a hammer and anvil. He slowly removes the hat. Cut to a CU of a framed painting of a woman or man in medieval dress, holding a chalice in one hand and a sword in the other (biblical painting?). Zinc quarry with a CU of a worker drilling into the rock. EXT, MLS, two nuns lead a group of kindergarten age children from a schoolyard onto the street (a rural dirt road). The children file out and smile at the camera. INT, MS, inside the classroom, the young children area seated around a table, stringing beads as a nun walks around the table monitoring their activity. VS of the children engaged in their classroom activities. INT, MS, a one room apartment, a woman at the stove. VS, of the woman with her family, husband and two children in the kitchen area of the room. The young boy adjusts the knob on a radio, the father sits at the table waiting for his food, and the girl sits on the bed until the mother calls everyone to the table for soup. EXT, CU of a young girl talking to a young boy, it seems to be the same boy and girl that were just featured in the dinner table scene. The girl turns to look at the camera.

Event:  1936
Production:  1937
Katowice, Poland
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:41:58
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