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The capital commemorates the February strike of 1941

Week number 51-09

Newsreels in which Dutch subjects of a certain week are presented.

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Commemoration of the February strike of 1941 in Amsterdam. SHOTS: - Pan from the tower of the Zuiderkerk (Southern church) across the roofs of the former Jewish quarter; - street shots with "scars": in the city landscape are open places where houses used to be; - shots of how the int. of the synagoge used to be: whole and intact; - shots of ext. and int. synagoge now: in ruins; - a large crowd of people gathered at the Waterloo square near the temporary monument; next to the monument is a guard of honour made up of members of the Binnenlandse Strijdkrachten (Domestic Forces); mayor A.J. d' Ailly comes forward and lays a wreath; after that there is a defile; the people, some of them in concentration camp clothing, walk by in silence; some lay flowers.

Creator:
Polygoon-Profilti (producer) / Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision (curator)
Publication date:
25 February 1951
Length:
01:59

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video
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User:
Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision
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