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Julien Bryan On Barricade
16-FEB-2011 Jola Dziubinska

Julien Bryan On Barricade

Warsaw, Poland

We can now see in Warsaw a multimedia exhibition AN AMERICAN IN WARSAW. THE POLISH CAPITAL THROUGH THE LENS OF JULIEN BRYAN 1936-74 which features photographs of Warsaw under siege and after the World War II taken by American photo reporter Julien Bryan. The multimedia exhibition displays photos, press releases, film chronicles and radio recordings mainly about Warsaw. The exhibition is held with the financial support of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and is co-sponsored by the U.S. Embassy in Warsaw. Place - Dom Spotkan z Historia, Karowa 20 street. Free admission. It closes on March 13th.

http://www.dsh.waw.pl/en/3_57

American Journalist Julien Bryan came to Warsaw in the first days of Sept. 1939 and left Warsaw on 21 September, taking with him several thousand feet of film and some 700 photos focusing on the plight of the city’s civilian population. Bryan’s photographs of a besieged Warsaw were published in December 1939 on the covers of American Look and Life magazines, and a 10-minute film entitled "SIEGE" had an audience of 80 million. Most of Julien Bryan’s unique material has been recently discovered and restored to an incredible quality thanks to the Steven Spielberg Foundation.

You can see the movie which is also presented on the exhibition:

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soulis18-Feb-2011 01:50
Excellent! V.
Cindi Smith17-Feb-2011 22:15
Totally awesome! One day I'd like to be there to do the same!
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