Who's afraid of the black man?. (1938)

Film-document №66483 2 parts, Black-white to collection Price category G

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Director: Voljf Hart

Operators: Voljf Hart

Reel №1


Work chimney in Freiburg and Greysgau.

City landscape, silhouettes of buildings spiers of churches in the twilight.

Lanterns on the street.

Dawn in the city.

On the street passing carts, cart with large barrels, toward the wagon are two women with baskets and flowers, welcome charioteer, go further.

Towards the girls get a chimney sweep on a bicycle, then walking a chimney sweep.

The rain is falling, near the City Hall stopped the car, rushing to him a man in a frock coat with an umbrella, he met the bride and groom.

At the steps Suite congratulates passing by a chimney sweep


Chimney on the roof, clean the chimney clear.

Poster of the theater, a play by Gustav Meyerlya.

A scene from the play.

Chimney sweep clean the chimney in an apartment building.

Domestic scenes in homes, residents pay attention to the noise in the chimney.

Below stretched the market square.

Great Cathedral in the Gothic style.

Piper bypasses apartments, collects a fee for the work.

All day the chimney sweep walks up and down the stairs, across rooftops, cleans chimneys, fatigue is felt in the evening.

Chimney on the roof, he gets out of the chimneys, he puts on the cylinder, looks down, sees his mother on the balcony, which scares her son "a black man", smiles

Key words

Germany, city, workers, women, youth, marriage, natural events and attractions, the church Germany, city, sightseeing, theater, people, fire protection, craft, chimney sweeps

Reel №2


Piper observes everyday scenes in the house windows.

The end of the working day, chimney sweeps are on the street.

Children shout saying about chimney sweeps, hiding from him.

Crying girl who did not have time to run home, the chimney sweep calms her and drives home.

Children watch a sketch and, when she happily says goodbye to the chimney sweep, too, waving his hands.

Piper goes home, greets his wife.

He washes his face, put on a clean suit, picks it up and out on the porch, talking with his young sons.

Night in the city, silhouettes of buildings and cathedrals

Key words

Germany, city, populations, chimney sweeps, theater, children, family