Henryk Szaro

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Henryk Szaro
Born 23 October 1900
Warsaw, Russian Empire
Died 8 August 1942
Warsaw, Occupied Poland
Other names Henoch Szapiro
Occupation Film director
Years active 1925–1939

Henryk Szaro (1900–1942) was a Polish screenwriter and film director. He was born Henoch Szapiro, of Jewish background. He became a leading Polish director of the late 1920 and 1930s. Szaro was killed in the Warsaw Ghetto in 1942 during the German Occupation of Poland in the Second World War.[1]

Selected filmography[edit]



  1. ^ Haltof p.11


  • Haltof, Marek. Polish Film and the Holocaust: Politics and Memory. Berghahn Books, 2012.
  • Skaff, Sheila. The Law of the Looking Glass: Cinema in Poland, 1896-1939. Ohio University Press, 2008.

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