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

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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... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Urszula Modrzynska ...
Jagienka Zychówna
Grazyna Staniszewska ...
Danusia
Andrzej Szalawski ...
Jurand of Spychów
Henryk Borowski ...
Siegfried de Löwe
Aleksander Fogiel ...
Macko of Bogdaniec
Mieczyslaw Kalenik ...
Zbyszko of Bogdaniec
Emil Karewicz ...
Wladyslaw II. Jagiello - King of Poland and Lithuania
Tadeusz Kosudarski ...
Bother Rotgier
Lucyna Winnicka ...
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 film was made to commemorate the 550th anniversary of the battle in Grunwald, which took place on 15th July 1410. The movie's first screening was held exactly on 15th July 1960. 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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Beautiful movie!
24 June 2002 | by (California) – See all my reviews

Good acting. Great plot. This is a very sad movie, but it presents the true facts in history. It should be released on DVD. One of the best Polish movies. I recommend this movie to everyone.


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