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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
Duration
00:00:59
Date
Event:  1937
Censor:  1937 July 14
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Language
German
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Bundesarchiv
 
Record last modified: 2020-04-29 10:34:06
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