• Short Summary

    People in Warsaw rebel against Soviet rule. Poland.

  • Description

    Unissued / Unused material.

    Title - 'Polish rising shakes Soviet Empire!'.

    Warsaw, Poland.

    Aerial shot buildings in Warsaw. Various shots of parade through streets. Flashback shots of delegates inside Parliament building including Marshal Konstanty Rokossowski (who was imposed by command of Joseph Stalin, as Defence Minister). MS delegates applauding. MS Marshal Rokossowski signing paper.

    Flashback shots of riots in East Berlin (1953) including things being thrown from windows, and fires taking place, tanks move in on rioters in streets. Various shots of Poznan Trials in Poland. Aerial shots buildings in Warsaw.

    LS people waiting at airport. LS plane taxiing in. Various shots arrival of Nikita Khruschev, Vyacelsav Molotov and others, they are driven away. MS Molotov alighting from car. LS delegates inside Parliament building (high angle shot). Various shots parade of troops, tanks, lorries.

    MS Wladislaw Gomulka, leader of Polish Communist Party, on platform speaking, he promises freedom, national sovereignty and betterment of the people's lot. CU crowd. Various shots crowds in streets, carrying flags etc.

    Cataloguer's note: American commentary.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Unissued unused
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:23:35:00 / 01:26:08:00
    UN 2903 C

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