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Prewar Warsaw Jewish quarter

Film | Accession Number: 2006.454.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4567 | Film ID: 2832

Title: "The Jewish Ghetto." Exquisite color footage of Jews in the Jewish quarter of Warsaw, EXTs, sunny day, on or near Nowolipki street, a commercial area. Steady pan of Jews mingling in the streets, milling about, shops line the streets in the BG, signs in Polish. Two men dressed in shambles sleeping on the curb. MS, group of old and young Jews, boys horsing around and teasing another with a large satchel on his back. LS, Jewish woman wearing a wig gathers laundry in an alley. MCU, two religious Jews holding parchment papers converse on street corner. 01:02:33 LS, main street in Jewish quarter, Nalewki Street. MSs, CUs, Jews smiling, teasing each other, curiously pointing to the camera. Vendor sells sunglasses. Pan up to man in window. Another group sitting in chairs on the street, including children. 01:03:30 Close pan of large group of Jews with one blind elder standing in the center. Camera moves left showing Henryk Newman on left at 01:03:44. 01:03:48 Three religious elders with beards and dark hats sitting in chairs in front of a shop, one shields his face from the camera, younger Jews crowd around them. Short LS of main cobblestone street in Jewish quarter with people, carriage, and car.

Event:  June? 1939
Warsaw, Poland
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of the Gasul Family
Record last modified: 2022-07-28 22:02:19
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