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Gypsies in the USSR

Film | Accession Number: 2006.474.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4594 | Film ID: 2833
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Excerpt from a film which compares traditional Gypsy life unfavorably with the life of the Gypsy under the Soviet system. Intertitle in English and French reads, "Awards for the Best Workers." Gypsies on a kolkhoz (collective farm) receive awards at a ceremony. People clap and cheer as a woman is awarded three geese and a young boy receives a pig. A woman and a man lead a bull through a crowd of cheering people. A large portrait of Stalin hangs from the building. Intertitle in English and French reads: "The Century-Long Wanderings of the Gypsy." A Gypsy woman dances in front of a large crowd. Shots of individuals in the crowd.

Film Title
The New Gypsy
Genre
Propaganda
Duration
00:01:15
Event Date
1935
Locale
Soviet Union
Language
Mute
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Russian Archives of Documentary Films and Photographs
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:18
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