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Producer Leaves Poland with Films of Destruction

September 19, 1939
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Herbert Kline, New York film producer, arrived here today with his wife after a six-day trip on a refugee train from Warsaw during which they said they were almost continuously under fire from Nazi planes using machine-guns and small rapid-fire cannon.

Kline, who produced "Crisis" dealing with the Sudeten crisis of March, 1938, said he had extensively photographed the effects of German air-raids, including an entire village burned to the ground, with crowds of dazed peasants kicking the smoking embers with bare feet in an effort to find grain and salvage incinerated livestock. Kline was in the Polish Corridor making a documentary film when the war broke out.

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