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Marshall Smigly-Rydz and President Ignacy Moscicki

Film | Accession Number: 2003.214 | RG Number: RG-60.4154 | Film ID: 3013

A courtyard, rows of chairs set up for an event, Polish soldiers in uniform, flags. Soldiers stand at attention, watching more people assemble, someone sweeps a red carpet, the courtyard fills, pressmen jump around, receiving line is ready, motion picture cameras and still cameras, cameramen running around to catch every angle as dignitary begins to review the troops. Polish planes fly in formation overhead. Arrival of Smigly-Rydz. 01:14:35:16 MCU he tips his hat, looks very stern, does not smile. Ceremony continues, he passes on the scepter to President Ignacy Moscicki, there is a bust of Pilsudski on the red carpet on a pedestal. White horses, Polish cavalry in their Pilsud hats, etc . VS, streets of Warsaw: shops windows are decorated for the important dignitaries, photos, ribbons, military regalia: the entire city of Warsaw celebrates and venerates their leaders.

Genre
Outtake
Duration
00:07:22
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 13:45:14
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