Liberated prisoners at a German concentration camp in 1945

WS entrance to prison camp, seen from inside (possibly Buchenwald, documentation incomplete) / sign in German translates to 'caution, high voltage, danger to life' / CU prisoner looks out from behind barbed wire as others approach behind him / group of prisoners look out barbed wire gate of camp / VS CU prisoners in camp / pan group of smiling liberated prisoners standing outdoors; some wear striped uniform of laborers, others wear different uniforms / CU prisoner / VS shirtless prisoner; tilt down his torso to show rib cage visible / hand holds prisoner's mouth open, revealing his toothlessness / two prisoners walk along barbed wire fence / two men support an bewhiskered elderly prisoner / CU the elderly man / prisoner stands at entrance to barracks / same prisoner at doorway, with others inside looking out / VS line of liberated prisoners sit on chairs outside barracks; building windows show chicken wire on inside / CU young prisoner / CU prisoner with spectacles / VS CU liberated prisoners, many young / VS shirtless prisoner with eyeglasses scratches his torso; man examines his armpit, possibly for lice / VS US soldier talks to liberated prisoners / group of US soldiers on the scene; medic lights a cigarette / Note: exact day not known; documentation incomplete; film has nitrate deterioration


Clip #: 646190626HD
Collection: Sherman Grinberg Library
Date created: 01 April, 1945
Licence type: Rights-ready
Release info: Not released. More information
Clip length: 00:02:03:09
Location: Germany
Mastered to: QuickTime 10-bit ProRes 422 (HQ) HD 1920x1080 23.98p More information
Originally shot on: 35mm B/W Neg
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Source: Grinberg, Paramount, Pathe Newsreels
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