Object details

Category
Film
Related period
Second World War (content)
Creator
Soviet War News Film Agency (Production sponsor)
Weiss, Jiri (Production individual)
Pickles, Wilfred (Production cast)
Production date
1942-08
Place made
USSR
Dimensions

whole: Number Of Items/reels/tapes 1

Catalogue number
CSU 209

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