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Ścibor-Rylski, Aleksander

Overview
Works: 106 works in 287 publications in 6 languages and 1,481 library holdings
Genres: Drama  History  Film adaptations  Fiction 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Scenarist, Contributor, Director
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
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posthumous Publications by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski, published posthumously.
Most widely held works by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski
Człowiek z Marmuru by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1976 and 2013 in Polish and French and held by 414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 1976, a young woman in Krakow is making her diploma film, looking behind the scenes at the life of a 1950s bricklayer, Birkut. She studies his stint as a proletariat hero, how that heroism was created, and what became of him
Człowiek z marmuru Man of marble ( Visual )
9 editions published between 1976 and 2009 in Polish and held by 197 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A zealous young woman filmmaker attempts to make a documentary about Mateusz Birkut, a bricklayer who in the early days of the Communist revolution in Poland was hailed by the State as a national hero for his productivity feats and became as famous as any film star, only to disappear mysteriously from the record books in 1952. The filmmaker is determined to reveal what happened to Birkut and why
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron by Andrzej Wajda ( Visual )
17 editions published between 1981 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
By combining documentary and fictional footage, this film portrays the Polish Solidarity strike that took place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. Told from the perspective of an alcoholic television journalist working under orders to smear one of Solidarity's key figures, coined the "man of iron."
Człowiek z marmuru; Człowiek z żelaza by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
15 editions published between 1981 and 1988 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 99 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Człowiek z żelaza Man of iron ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in Polish and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A strike by the Polish union Solidarity takes place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. An alcoholic TV journalist is ordered to smear one of Solidarity's key figures, nicknamed the "Man of Iron."
Węgiel by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
20 editions published between 1950 and 1955 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Pierścionek z końskiego włosia : powieść by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
6 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in Polish and English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man of iron ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in Polish and English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Summary: A dramatic portrayal of the Polish Solidarity strike whic took place at the Gdansk shipyard in the summer of 1980. In the storyline an alcoholic TV journalist is ordered to smear one of Solidarity's key figures who's called the "man of iron." Director Wajda has combined fact with fiction by using flashbacks that incorporate rare film footage and by involving famed leader, Lech Walesa, both in the documentary and fictional portions of the film
The cradle Gniazdo ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A look at the reign of Mieszko I, the first historical ruler of Poland, who became allies with Emperor Otto I and was victorious at Cedynia during the 10th century
Kohle by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
8 editions published between 1952 and 1953 in German and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'anneau de crin : roman by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
5 editions published between 1993 and 1994 in French and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Cień ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2008 in Polish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The plot consists of an investigation into the life of a man found dead after having been hurled from a train. As security agents, policemen and a medical examiner begin to piece together his identity, three accounts emerge: one set during World War II, one in the immediate aftermath of the war and one in contemporary Poland. In each, the victim seems to have been a mysterious, ambiguous presence, of shifting loyalties and suspicious connections, who set himself against the ruling powers of the time
Czlowiek z zelaza L'homme de fer ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in Polish and French and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Pologne, août 1980. Au moment où éclate la grève des chantiers navals de Gdansk, Winkel, un journaliste de radio-télévision, est chargé par les autorités de faire une enquête et un portrait d'un des leaders du mouvement, Maciek Tomczyk, afin de le compromettre. Ce dernier n'est autre que le fils du Birkut, le héros de l'homme de marbre. Étudiant engagé lors des manifestations de 1968, Maciek sera le témoin impuissant du meurtre de son père pendant les grèves ouvrières de 1970. Abandonnant alors ses études, il part travailler sur les chantiers navals et défie le pouvoir en militant pour la création de syndicats libres. Au fur et à mesure de son investigation, Winkel va se rapprocher de la cause des grévistes et assister finalement à la naissance du syndicat Solidarité--"--Conteneur
Popioły Ashes ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in Polish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The history of the Poles fighting for independence under Napoleon
Styczeń [powieść by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
8 editions published in 1956 in 3 languages and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
L'uomo di marmo by Andrzej Wajda ( Book )
4 editions published between 1979 and 1980 in Italian and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Człowiek z żelaza by Aleksander Ścibor-Rylski ( Book )
7 editions published between 1982 and 1989 in Polish and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Man of marble Człowiek z marmuru ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1979 and 2014 in Polish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young filmmaker gathers material on a political hero of the fifties. An extended drama on the style of Citizen Kane but with much more relevance to contemporary history
Popioły ( Visual )
6 editions published between 2000 and 2007 in Polish and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Set in the time of Napoleon wars, shows how the wars swept over the unfortunate Polish country at the beginning of the XIXth century. Story revolves around the Polish legion under command of General Dabrowski, who then fought on Napoleon's side with the hopes of Poland's revival
Pages polonaises by Jacek Bocheński ( Book )
1 edition published in 1953 in French and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Rylski, A.
Rylski, A. (Aleksander Ścibor- )
Rylski, Aleksander.
Rylski, Aleksander Ścibor-.
Rylski Aleksander Ścibor- 1928-1983
Ščibor-Rilski, Aleksand"r.
Ścibor-Rylscy, Danuta i Aleksander.
Ścibor-Rylski, A.
Ścibor-Rylski, A. (Aleksander)
Scibor-Rylski, Aleksander.
Ścibor Rylski, Aleksander 1928-1983
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