Film: 3439

Places + Locations | 1940 | Sound | B/W


First days of communism in Poland 1940's

Agriculture; glass factory; heavy industry. Trams, shops, homes. Lenin cultural centre. Russian puppets on television. Coal mining. Gdynia, Gdansk, Silesia. Docks. Steam trains. Puznan; Leszno; Wroclaw; Rawicz. Peasants harvesting root crops by hand, and turning over soil to collect beets or similar. Restoration of buildings. Map shows Rydzynia, Warsaw, and Bialystok. Villages of east of country, presumably near Bialystok. Horse drawn cart passes along village street. Students socialising in a bar. War ruins. University of Warsaw.

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