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Black Cross (1960)
"Krzyzacy" (original title)

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In the 15th century the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth is facing a hard struggle against the neighboring Teutonic Order.Frequent clashes between the two powers finally culminate in 1410 with the Battle of Grunwald.

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Macko of Bogdaniec
Mieczyslaw Kalenik ...
Zbyszko of Bogdaniec
Emil Karewicz ...
Wladyslaw II. Jagiello - King of Poland and Lithuania
Tadeusz Kosudarski ...
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Duchess Anna Danuta of Masovia
Tadeusz Bialoszczynski ...
Duke Janusz I Mazowiecki
Mieczyslaw Voit ...
Kuno von Liechtenstein
Janusz Strachocki ...
Konrad von Jungingen
Stanislaw Jasiukiewicz ...
Ulrich von Jungingen
Leon Niemczyk ...
Fulko de Lorche
Zbigniew Skowronski ...
Tolima
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A tale of a young impoverished nobleman, who with his uncle returns from a war against the order of the Teutonic Knights in Lithuania. He falls in love with a beautiful woman and pledges an oath to bring her "three trophies" from the Teutonic Knights. Written by Anonymous

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January 1962 (USA)  »

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PLN 33,000,000 (estimated)
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The biggest blockbuster and box-office success in the history of Polish cinema. In the year of its premiere it was seen by almost every Polish citizen. See more »

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Several knights can be seen wearing sneakers beneath the armor, although at the time the film is set, these were not available. See more »

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Referenced in 1409. Afera na zamku Bartenstein (2005) See more »

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A Knight story
20 December 2002 | by (Canada) – See all my reviews

I have seen this movie many years ago. This movie to my knowledge is one of the best Knights movies that ever been made. The plot is fantastic and the ending is a very sad one. This movie shows to what extreme some people would go to avenge even if they are in the wrong. A great movie and not enough acclaimed to my satisfaction.


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