• Short Summary

    President Bierut of Poland inaugurates a new giant printing press.

  • Description

    Warsaw, Poland.

    Title in Polish reads 'Dom Slowa Polskiego' - Home of Polish word.

    LS. Elevated, exterior, people gathered for opening ceremony of a new giant printing press (2 shots). LS. Elevated, President of Poland Boleslaw Bierut and members of the Government arriving and moving through crowd, people cheering. MS. Towards and pan, President Bierut and members of the Government arriving. Girl hands bouquet to the President. The personalities mount platform. SCU. People clapping. MS. President Bierut clapping and waving from platform. LMS. Gathering applauding. MS. Pan from Prime Minister Cyrankiewicz, speaking over long shot of crowd. MS. Crowd. MS. Cyrankiewicz speaking. SCU. People in crowd. CU. Bearded man in crowd. CU. Man in crowd. CU. Cyrankiewicz speaking - no sound. LS. People applauding (2 shots). MS. President Bierut cutting tape to open new building. MS. Elevated, crowd. LS. Interior, President Bierut and others walking around printing works. MS. Towards, Bierut and others walking around printing works. MS. President looking at machinery. CU. Meter on machine. CU. Press working. SCU. Papers going through machine. CU. Papers coming off machine. CU. The President receives copy of paper. SCU. He mounts platform to see upper part of press. MS. Walking around platform. MS. Papers going through press watched by President. CU. Girl worker counting papers off press. MS. President Bierut shakes hands with works manager.

    (Comb. Dupe Neg.)

    Date found in the old record - 03/08/1950. Polish voiceover.

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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:
    01:18:01:00 / 01:20:27:00
    UN 2277 A

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