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Train station and sights in Krakow; Nazi motorcade

Film | Accession Number: 2016.519 | RG Number: RG-60.1415 | Film ID: 2980

Handwritten film title card reading "Krakau." A train pulls into station. German soldiers carry bags down the stairs. Men unload luggage and cargo from the cars. A child sells newspapers in Krakow's main square. Troops and civilians mull about. Horses and carriages are lined up for passengers. Telegraph offices, St. Mary's Basilica, and the Podgorze Church. Street scenes including a tram and horses and carriages. A Polish civilian in a business suit crossing the street heils for the camera. Peasants exchange goods at the marketplace. Polish women smile at the camera. CUs of money and food exchanging hands. A German soldier in uniform with swastika armband buys radishes. 01:02:38 Motorcade with motorcycles and cars carrying Nazi officials drive past a large building. Civilians heil. License plate read "Ost".

Genre
Amateur
Duration
00:03:03
Event Date
late 1939-1940?
Locale
Krakow, Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Amateur.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Niklas Frank and Erika Noebel
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