War-Torn Poland (1916)

Documentary | April 1916

Production Company:

Selig Polyscope Co.
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HISTORY

The film's Chicago premiere was on 24 Apr 1916; when or whether the film played in other cities has not been determined. Selig announced its intention of guaranteeing a portion of the film's box-office receipts to the Polish Relief ... More Less

The film's Chicago premiere was on 24 Apr 1916; when or whether the film played in other cities has not been determined. Selig announced its intention of guaranteeing a portion of the film's box-office receipts to the Polish Relief Fund. More Less

SOURCE CITATIONS
SOURCE
DATE
PAGE
MPN
22 Apr 16
p. 2330.
MPW
19 Feb 16
p. 1110.
MPW
13 May 16
p. 1150.
NYDM
7 Oct 16
p. 134.
DETAILS
Release Date:
April 1916
Physical Properties:
Silent
Black and White
Length(in reels):
6
Country:
United States
Passed by NBR:
No
SYNOPSIS

The film includes footage of the fighting in Poland in early 1916 and of the difficulties faced by the civilian population. [A modern source states that the film also includes footage shot on the firing lines in Italy, France, Belgium, Turkey, and Russia. No other information concerning the film's content has been ... +


The film includes footage of the fighting in Poland in early 1916 and of the difficulties faced by the civilian population. [A modern source states that the film also includes footage shot on the firing lines in Italy, France, Belgium, Turkey, and Russia. No other information concerning the film's content has been discovered.] +

GENRE
Genre:
Sub-genre:
World War I


Subject

Legend
Viewed by AFI
Partially Viewed
Offscreen Credit
Name Occurs Before Title
AFI Life Achievement Award

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