Peter Jennings Report on Wladyslaw Szpilman
Originally airing on January 17, 1985 on
ABC, anchorman Peter Jennings introduces a
segment narrated by journalist David
Ensor, who interviews Wladyslaw Szpilman.
The segment also gives an overview about
Szpilman during the course of the war,
from the German invasion in September 1939
to Poland's liberation in January 1945. A
picture of Wilm Hosenfeld, the German
officer who saved him, is also shown.
Courtesy of Szpilman.net.
The Pianist Trailer
Watch the The Pianist movie trailer for
the film starring Adrien Brody as
Wladyslaw Szpilman, a Polish pianist who
survived the German occupation with the
help of a compassionate German officer
named Wilm Hosenfeld (Thomas Kretschmann).
Directed by Roman Polanski.