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Ad from the Yiddish newspaper Najer Folksblat publicizing a 1933 screening of the film Anybody Can Love (Każdemu wolno kochać) at the garden movie theater Rakieta in Łódź. Anybody Can Love, the first full feature Polish talkie, is about a poor song…

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One of numerous Bałuty courtyards pictured in wintertime. The roofs of wooden houses are covered with a thick layer of snow, and large icesicles hang from their eaves. In the courtyard, next to a wooden shed, we can see a large piece of…

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A prominently displayed schedule offers information about trams (belonging to the Łódź Narrow-Guage Electric Rail Transport system) running in the direction of Alexandrów. Relatively few people are seen waiting here. Among them, a woman with a small…

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Bałuty Market at high noon. In the foreground we see a depot for commuter trains run by the Łódź Narrow-Guage Electric Rail Transport system. The train departing for by Aleksanrów is delayed, and amidst the crush of people impatient passengers seek…

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Poster advertising a 1928 Łódź performance of Betty Kenig. A much admired soubrette actress who made her name in American Yiddish theater, Kenig paid several visits to Poland. The performance was to take place at the theatre Modern, located at Krótka…

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Ad from the Yiddish newspaper Najer Folksblat publicizing a 1933 screening of Blonde Venus at the movie theater Zacheta in Bałuty. In the 1932 film Blonde Venus, Marlene Dietrich portrays a woman who is caught between two different roles: that of a…

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