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Forcing Jews to wash the street

Film | Accession Number: 2009.205.1 | RG Number: RG-60.4952 | Film ID: 2879
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"Reibpartie", a man (Jew?) is forced to wash the street. Victim is in a suit, and looks up at the filmmaker's lens. A second victim, in shirt and vest on his knees, frantically cleaning the street, feet of onlookers are visible to the right and in BG. Cut back to victim 1 with CU of hands. Counter-shot of young woman in a coat being "showcased" to the filmmaker. Behind her a SA man and a civilian hold hands to shut her off from the crowd in the BG. Crowd cheering while SA man grabs her right arm. Woman (Jew?) is made to hold a broom up in her right, makes an embarrassed gesture with her left, turns, face grimacing (crying?). 01:13:54 Very quick glimpse of the top of a head (man forced to scrub the street?) at the middle bottom of the frame.

Film Alternate Title
Amateur shots in Vienna, Spring 1938
Duration
00:00:09
Event Date
March-May 1938
Locale
Vienna, Austria
Language
Silent
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Österreichisches Filmmuseum
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:04:47
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