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How I Unleashed World War II (1970)

Jak rozpetalem druga wojne swiatowa (original title)
The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas during world war II. In September he escapes from Stalag and goes to France. After that he fights in Africa and Europe.
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Marian Kociniak ...
Pvt. Franek Dolas
Janina Boronska ...
Elzbieta
Adam Cyprian ...
Gulke
Wirgiliusz Gryn ...
Józek Kryska
Zdzislaw Kuzniar ...
Dimo Stojadinovic
Józef Lodynski ...
Stoker
Jaroslaw Skulski ...
Colonel
Tomasz Zaliwski ...
Yugoslavian Officer
Elzbieta Starostecka ...
Singer
Andrzej Gawronski ...
Helmut
Emil Karewicz ...
Gestapo Officer
Henryk Lapinski ...
Wladyslaw Wachocki
Stanislaw Milski ...
German General
Kazimierz Talarczyk ...
Woydyllo
Janusz Ziejewski ...
Feldfebel
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The adventures of unlucky Polish soldier Franek Dolas, who is convinced, that he caused the World War II with his accidental shot. He escapes from a prisoner camp, then he travels around Nazi-occupied Europe and northern Africa in attempts of getting to the Polish Army in exile to fight the enemy. Finally, he gets to Poland in time to become a war hero. Written by Pibwl

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2 April 1970 (Poland)  »

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Polish feature film made in 1969, based on Kazimierz Slawinski's novel, Przygody kanoniera Dolasa (The Adventures of Dolas the Cannoneer). It was shot in Sochi, Baku, Poswietne and Lodz, among other Polish locations. See more »

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One of the best polish war time comedy if not the best one
7 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

It's a story about a polish rifleman - Franek Dolas.It begins on 1st October of 1939 when Nazis invade Poland.Generally the whole movie is divided into three episodes.In the first one Franek gets himself into German pow camp.He is making his best trying to escape but everything he does gets him only into more trouble.Frankly speaking Franek is a kind of guy that is always getting into some kind of trouble.When he wants to do something right the result is opposite every time. Through all three episodes we can see Franek's funniest adventures in occupied Poland,Yugoslavia,Italy,few other European countries and even Africa where he joins French Foreign Legion. I think that it should be very interesting and funny for Europeans to see what the Poles think about them and why we sometimes laugh about English or Italians for example :P


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