A director whose legacy links the pre-war and post-war cinema. Born in 1900, died in 1967. Author of such films as Rapsodia Bałtyku (1935), Forbidden Songs (1946), The Treasure (1948) and Adventure at Marienstadt (1953). Honoured with the Gold Cross of Merit in 1954.
He studied acting at the Dramatyczne Studio Filmowe of Stanisława Wysocka and at the Film Institute of Wiktor Bieganski (1920-1922), with which he then worked as an assistant director. He starred in several feature films. In 1928, he debuted as a director. After the war, he directed, among others, the first feature-length film and the first colour feature film.