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Crowning of "King of the Gypsies"

Film | Accession Number: 2007.207.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4623 | Film ID: 2841

Janusz Kwiek is crowned "King of the Gypsies" in an outdoor ceremony before a large crowd of onlookers. He wears a crown and receives a blessing from an Eastern orthodox (?) priest. A group of Roma sing a song in celebration.

Film Title
Deulig Tonwoche
Genre
Newsreel
Duration
00:00:59
Event Date
1937
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:19
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