Adolf Dymsza (Kamil Klepka), Vlasta Burian (Ferdynand Šuplátko), Zula Pogorzelska (Orphanage’s Protector)
Ferdinand Šuplátko, a barber from Prague, arrives in Warsaw to acquire an inheritance. On the spot he finds only twelve chairs. Furious, he sells the chairs to an antique shop. Soon, from a letter left by his deceased aunt, he learns that she hid a hundred thousand dollars intended for him in one of the chairs. Unfortunately, the they have already been sold. Ferdinand, together with antiquarian Kamil, travel all over the country to find the valuable furniture. They are followed by a mysterious lady who also knows about the treasure.
Born as Mosze Waks in Kowel, Volhynia (now Ukraine) in 1904. One of the most important directors of the interwar period. He made forty films in the decade preceding World War II. In 1941, he joined Polish Armed Forces in the East commanded by General Władysław Anders. With Konrad Tom, they recorded the army’s journey to the Middle East in the documentary film “Children” (1943). A year later, he shot another documentary, “Monte Cassino”. Died in 1965 in Spain.
1949 William Tell
1946 The Great Way (Wielka droga)
1944 Monte Cassino
1939 The Three Hearts (Trzy serca)
1938 Professor Wilczur (Profesor Wilczur)
1937 The Dybbuk (Dybuk)
1937 The Quack (Znachor)
1934 The black Pearl (Czarna perła)
1934 Songster of Warsaw (Pieśniarz z Warszawy)
1932 Sound of the Desert (Głos pustyni)
Friday 11/10/23 7:00 pm.
(1112 North Milwaukee Ave., Chicago)
1933, 66 min, Poland, Czechoslovakia
Polish with English subtitles
REX FILM, TERRA FILM