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