kosciuszko-at-raclawice_kosciuszko-pod-raclawicami

SYNOPSIS

The delegates from Poland arrive in Dresden to ask Kosciuszko to come back and stand at the head of the uprising. . . In Cracow, funds for an army are being raised … Peasants are preparing to fight … Kosciuszko arrives in Cracow and is made leader of the uprising… He goes to Racławice … Battle, victory, parade … Intertvined into these events is the story about the love of Lieutenant Jan Milewski for Hanka, which his uncle promised to another. The lieutenant’s pleas have no effect. Hanka’s fiancee turns out to be Kazik, Janek’s friend … During the battle at Racławice, Janek is injured, Kazik saves him and promises that he will give him back his beloved Hanka.

 

JÓZEF LEJTES
Born in 1901 in Warsaw, Poland. Died in 1983 in Santa Monica, USA. Director and screenwriter. He studied chemistry at the Jagiellonian University. As a volunteer, he fought in the 1920s at the Battle of Warsaw. He began his film career as an assistant director in Vienna. One of the most prominent Polish cinematographers of the pre-war period. After the Second World War he worked mainly in the United States.

FILMOGRAPHY
1969    Bonanza – TV series
1968    False Assassin (Fałszywy zabójca)
1967    Valley of Mystery (Dolina tajemnicy)
1964    Film Producer (Producent filmowy)
1952    Faithful Town (Wierne miasto)
1949    No Choice (Nie ma wyboru)
1947    Great Promise (Wielka obietnica)
My Father’s House (Dom mojego ojca)
1939    Hania
1939    Engineer Szeruda (Inżynier Szeruda)
1938    Frontier (Granica)
1938    Kosciuszko near Raclawice (Kościszko pod Racławicami)
1937    With Fire and Sword (Ogniem i mieczem)
1937    Girls from Nowolipli (Dziewczęta z Nowolipek)
1936    Rose (Róża)
1936    Barbara Radziwill (Barbara Radziwiłłówna)
1935    Day of the Great Adventure (Dzień wielkiej przygody)
1934    Daughter of General Pankratov (Córka generała Pankratowa)
1934    Young Forest (Młody las)
1933    Under Your Defense (Pod Twoja obronę)
1932    Wild Fields (Dzikie pola)
1929    Day by Day ( Z dnia na dzień)
1928    Hurricane (Huragan)

SCREENINGS

GALLERY THEATRE
(1112 North Milwaukee Ave., Chicago, IL)

SUNDAY, 11/12/2017  3:00 pm.

1938, 92 min, Poland
Polish

Direction/Reżyseria
JÓZEF LEJTES

Script/Scenariusz
WACŁAW GĄSIOROWSKI,
STANISŁAW URBANOWICZ

Cinematography/Zdjęcia
ALBERT WYWERKA,
HENRYK VLASSAK

Art Direction/Scenografia
JACEK ROTMIL,
STEFAN NORRIS,
JÓZEF GALEWSKI

Music/Muzyka
JAN MAKLAKIEWICZ

Produced by/Produkcja
LIBKOW FILM  

Cast/Obsada
Tadeusz Białoszczyński (Tadeusz Kościuszko),
Franciszek Dominiak (Bartosz Głowacki),
Bogusław Samborski (Antoni Madaliński),
Józef Węgrzyn (General Józef Wodzicki),
Elżbieta Barszczewska (Hanka),
Witold Zacharewicz (Jan Milewski)

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