David Teitelbaum, from the town of Wielopole in south-eastern Poland, was an amateur photographer. He immigrated to the United States in the early 1900s and became a successful businessman. On a visit to his hometown on the eve of the German occupation, he filmed his family, neighbors and friends. Many of the individuals who appear in this film were murdered during the Holocaust.
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