Krakow kulturfilm (1942)

Documentary №65472, 4 parts, duration: 0:38:55, black-white

Reel №1

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General view of Krakow.


Ancient lanterns.


German soldiers.

The trooper and his horse.

The ancient bridge.

The trooper binds his horse.

He gives her oats, laid himself to sleep on a bale of hay.

Man and woman talking, kissing.

Arch ancient houses.

Couple at odds.

The ancient gates.

Profile of a woman in the window.

Facades of old buildings.

The woman in his bed.

Vintage watches.

Masks, monsters and saints.

The ancient roof.

Ancient buildings, fragments thereof.


Ancient Catholic Church.

General appearance.

Another Church.


Fragments of baralet.

The sleeping woman.

The masks of monsters.

View of the Wawel castle.

German sentry at the entrance.

A German patrol coming down the street.

Patrol in the ancient square in front of the tree.

Ancient tower.

The surface of the water.

View of the city at night.

The Types Of Wawel

Key words

Poland, sightseeing, soldiers, castle, Church, war world 2

Reel №2

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View from Krakow castle.

City streets.


A shop window in which the Church is reflected Marietsky.

View of the city neighborhoods and top area.

The building of the residence of the chief of the district of Krakow.


The German guards at the entrance.

View overlooking the town.

Ancient building.

Flower Market.

Sale of flowers and wreaths.


The columns with sculpted capitals.

German soldiers in the Gallery.

Fragments of the Wawel Castle.

People on the street.


Kiosk with newspapers published by the occupiers in Poland and the German editions.

The German driver is reading a newspaper.

The drivers on the streets.

Man drinks water.


Ancient building.


Fragments of architectural decoration

Key words

Poland, urban transport, trade, and government.institutions, monuments, sculptures, soldiers, press, population, architecture, Cathedral

Reel №3

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Exchange cabs.

General appearance.

Cabbies are playing cards.

The Gothic St.

Mary's Church.

The ancient sign.

The interior of the Church.

The altar.

Sculptures of Christ and the saints.

The exterior finish.

Door castle.


The bas-reliefs of the crucifixion.


Bell tower.

View of the side facades.

Ancient buildings.



Windows-they are Nazi flags.

The facades of the ancient houses.

Gallery in the courtyard,encircling the floors of the building.


The old yards.


The man in bed.

What little they have.

Street corner with signs of names:the old-"Mikołajskie" and new - "Hans Durerstrasse".


The entrance to the Church.

The stained-glass Windows.

Individual parts of the facade.

Chapel/chapel/a small chapel adjacent to the main building of the Church.

Facade of an ancient building.

The portal of the Church.

Ancient buildings on the street.



Go two Jews with armbands with the image of the star of Zion.

A Jew walking down the street.



The drain.

The Jews of the an galleries.

Jewish family in a small room

Key words

Poland, city transport, the cathedral, sculpture, poverty, the Nazis, Gos.simvolika attractions, Jews

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The streets of the old town.





Altar in the wall.




The Saints.

German soldiers photographed.

A German soldier with a guide to Krakow.

A sign of the Institute of the German work in the East.


Ancient statues.


The streets in the suburb.

Old houses.

The doors of the synagogue.

Types of Jews.

The Jewish beggars, in the windings, in dirty rags.


Old men.

Tablets with the name of the streets: "Street.

Jacob "," Street.

Rabbi Meyselsa ".

The Jews on the streets.

Groups of Jews.

Jews in a small steam bath.

Worn-out shoes on the feet of the Jews.

The sign on the tram: "For the Jews".

Ancient churches.


Details of facades.

Baroque sculpture.



Maritsky church.

Details of the facade.

The church with the chapel.

The views from the different parties.

Signs of Jewish shops: Izraelera, Shleyhkorna, Rabinovich Rheingold, Affenkrauta, Mandelbaum.

The Jews in the market.

Sale of old things, second-hand shoes.

Types of Jewish merchants and buyers.

Merchant apples and pies ..

The film depicts the Nazi occupation of Krakow as a kind of idyllic "kulturtregerstvo" and the German occupiers something in the way of tourists.

Types of non-Aryan population chosen deliberately repulsive, Jews are depicted dirty ragamuffins and hucksters who sharply discordant with the appearance of a handsome ancient city.

Thus, the picture is a typical example of Nazi propaganda

Key words

Poland, Cathedral, Jews, poverty, trade, transport, the Nazis, the war 2 world, children, women, sculpture, monuments, propaganda, the Nazis, the population

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