MY Z KRONSZTADTU

English Title: We Are from Kronstadt
Category: Film
Artist: Waldemar Swierzy

September 9, 1931 (Katowice) - November 27, 2013 (Warsaw). Graduated from Katowice Annex of Krakow ASP (Prof. Mroszczak's class) in 1952. Poster designer since 1950, also set and graphic designer, illustrator, cartoonist. Exhibited at all shows of Polish poster design. Others: Canada - 1960, Beirut - 1961, Denmark - 1963, Sao Paulo - 1963, Kassel - 1964, Italy - 1964, Sweden - 1965, Honolulu - 1965. Individual exhibits in Berlin - 1957 & 1959, Sofia - 1959, Budapest - 1959, Vienna - 1960, Katowice - 1961, Moscow - 1965, Warsaw - 1966 & 1972. Awards: III prize @ II OWP - 1955, Film poster award - 1956, 1st Prize for art poster - 1961, Trepkowski Award - 1956, Toulouse-Lautrec Award for film poster, Paris- 1959, 4 consecutive awards for Best Film Poster of the Year : 1961-64. Gold Medal @ International Editors' Exhibit, Leipzig - 1965. Diploma from the Museum of Contemporary Art for film posters - Sao Paulo 1961. 1st Prize @ 2nd Int'l Poster Biennale, Lahti - 1977. 'Hollywood Reporter' Awards winner - 1975 & 1985.

Poster designed for the 1936 drama set in  post-revolutionary Russian Civil War days, and released in Poland more than 30 years after the film was made!

Year 1967 (Soviet Union)
Format A1 Vertical (23 in. X 33 in.)
Circulation 6000