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Alfred Rossner and other managers at work behind-the-scenes

Film | RG Number: RG-60.1798 | Film ID: 4172
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“1942” Alfred Rossner, the SS-appointed German manager of a textile factory in Bedzin, Poland, answers the phone at his desk and writes down some notes. Rossner protected and saved some Jewish workers and has been named a "Righteous Gentile" by Yad Vashem. 00:37 Mr. Rossner rides on the back of a horse-drawn carriage on a country road, smokes a cigarette and looks out towards a field and back at the camera. Slow pan of the carriage and horse.

01:05 Jewish men at work in an office, filing papers and logging data in a notebook, CUs of man with Jude star. CU, woman at work, writing. Another Jewish man smokes a cigarette and talks on the phone. MS, pan, several people sort currency and work papers; workers sign to receive payment. Pan of a group of young people with stars of David, arms linked and smiling for the camera.

Genre
Unedited
Duration
00:02:40
Event Date
1942
Locale
Bedzin, Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Unedited.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Yad Vashem Archives
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Record last modified: 2018-03-07 13:54:18
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