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HUNGARY AFLAME

Hungary / Germany, 1957 (MIFF 1957, Programme 39)

Director: I. Erdely

The film is a compilation of newsreel material, first covering briefly the past history of Hungary. then giving in detail the uprising of October. 1956, ending with the Russian troops crushing the revolt and the ensuing general strike.

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