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Zapomniany film o Barbarze Radziwiłłównie
A Forgotten Film about Barbara Radziwiłłówna

Author(s): Monika Werner
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies, Studies of Literature, Film / Cinema / Cinematography, Philology, Theory of Literature
Published by: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Śląskiego
Keywords: Bona Sforza; Barbara Radziwiłł; Sigismund Augustus; Polish cinematography of the interwar period; Leokadia Pancewicz; Józef Lejtes

Summary/Abstract: The article focuses on the first Polish film in which the figure of Bona Sforza appeared,namely Barbara Radziwiłłówna, created by Józef Lejtes, a well-known director, in 1936.Moreover, it discusses the circumstances in which the film was made, and the image ofthe queen presented therein. Numerous comments which appeared in the press, bothcontemporary and of a later period, have been recalled.

  • Issue Year: 2/2020
  • Issue No: 1
  • Page Range: 75-81
  • Page Count: 7
  • Language: Polish