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Pre-war Poland

Film | Accession Number: 1999.324.1 | RG Number: RG-60.2134 | Film ID: 2267

Clips from a documentary compilation presenting an idyllic view of the Polish countryside and civilization which Poles in exile in Great Britain were fighting for.

Countryside, villages, peasants in their national costumes. River banks at Warsaw. Architectural details- LECIZNICA (letters on building). Street scenes, parks (very picturesque). Views of Krakow, wide, sweeping pans from high over city. Wawel castle, VS of architecture. Views of monastery.

Image
Film Title
Picturesque Poland
Duration
00:05:00
Date
Event:  1930s
Production:  1940
Locale
Warsaw, Poland
Krakow, Poland
Language
English
Genre/Form
Propaganda.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of Polish Institute and Sikorski Museum
 
Record last modified: 2020-02-04 10:39:29
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