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Edward Smigly-Rydz becomes Field Marshall 1936

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4117 | Film ID: 3005

Scenes in Warsaw as General Smigly-Rydz becomes Field Marshal of Poland. The dignitaries arrive at the parade review stand. Press camera corps photograph the event, which includes officials shaking hands, Smigly-Rydz close-ups, marching soldiers, and troop reviews. Massive crowds of bystanders. 01:20:44 A woman sells Polish flags with the eagle crest insignia. 01:21:03 CU profile of Smigly-Rydz flanked by two Catholic officials, including Cardinal Hlond, whose antisemitic pronouncements at the time fueled longstanding anti-Jewish attitudes among Polish Catholics (see more of Hlond in RG-60.4016). 01:21:20 Polish planes fly over Warsaw as part of the ceremonies. 01:21:49 Tanks parade down the street, the cannons are drawn by horses. Another shot of planes flying in formation overhead.

Film Title
Poland 1936
Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:03:42
Event Date
1936
Locale
Poland
Warsaw, Poland
Language
Mute
Genre/Form
Outtakes.
Credit
US Holocaust Memorial Museum, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:45:13
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