Argument About Basia

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Argument About Basia
AuthorKornel Makuszyński
Original titleAwantura o Basię
Publication date
Media typePrint (Hardback)

Argument About Basia (Polish: Awantura o Basię) is a Polish novel by Kornel Makuszyński, written in 1936, but released one year later.


The book tells the story of a little orphan girl, Basia, sent by train alone after her mother's death. When a piece of paper with an address of Basia's family is destroyed, Basia is taken by an actor who managed to read the address and takes the girl there. But he turns out to be wrong ...


It was filmed twice - in 1959 and 1995 (this time, also with a mini-series released in 1997).

1959 version[edit]

Black-and-white movie directed by Maria Kaniewska and starred :

and others

1995 and 1997 versions[edit]

Starring :

and others

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