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Siege of Warsaw

Film | Accession Number: 2003.213 | RG Number: RG-60.4468 | Film ID: 3031

This is an incomplete version of the film "Siege" and does not have Julien Bryan's soundtrack.

Warsaw 1939. Julien Bryan introduction to camera. Civilians digging ditches, constructing blockades, dead horses. Poles washing outdoors in makeshift homes, food lines. Bundles of belongings on baby carriage. Poles walking with bundles. Interior - damage to Kodak film laboratory where Bryan's films were being developed. Fires, church destruction, priests, relics, etc. INT, hospital damage. Open field, women gathering potatoes, injured by strafing of Luftwaffe planes. Poles gather in front of town ruins, VAR CUs, people in distress.

Film Title
Siege (excerpt)
Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:05:58
Event Date
1939 September
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-08-08 16:29:36
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