Call number: DVD-1078



SVANKMAJER, Jan
The Ossuary and Other Tales
This DVD contains the following 9 films:

Poslední trik Pana Schwarcewalldea a Pana Edgara [The Last Trick of Mr Schwarcewallde and Mr Edgar]
Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1964
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

11 minutes 30 seconds
No dialogue

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J.S. Bach. Fantasia g moll [Johann Sebastian Bach: Fantasia in G Minor]
Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1965
Producer Zdenek Novak
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

9 minutes 30 seconds
No dialogue

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Historia naturae (suita) [The History of Nature (A Suite)]
Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1967
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Zdenek Sibrava

9 minutes
No dialogue

AND

Zahrada [The Garden]
Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1968
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

Cast:			J. Hálek, L. Kopriva
19 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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Don Sajn [Don Juan]
Krátký Film, Prague, Dokumentární Film, 1970
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

31 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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Kostnice [The Ossuary]
Krátký Film, Prague, 1970
Producer J. Soukup
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Svatopluk Malý

10 minutes
In Czech with optional English subtitles

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Otrantský zámek [The Castle of Otranto]
Krátký Film, Prague, Studio Jiriho Trnky, 1977
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer, from the story by Horace Walpole
Photography J. Safár
Animation V. Vavreckova, K. Chocholín

Cast:			Milos Frýba, Jarozlav Vozáb
17 minutes
No dialogue

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Tma, svetlo, tma [Darkness, Light, Darkness]
Kratky film, Studio Jiriho Trnky, 1989
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Production design Jan Svankmajer
Photography Miroslav Spála
Animation Bedrich Glaser

7½ minutes
No dialogue

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Muzné hry [Manly Games] [Virile Games]
Krátký Film, Prague, Studio Jiriho Trnky, 1988
Screenplay Jan Svankmajer
Photography Miloslav Spála
Animation Bedrich Glaser

Actor			Miroslav Kuchar
14 minutes
No dialogue

DVD
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Languages Optional English subtitles
Features 'About Jan Svankmajer' leads to biography and "filmology"
Source Kimstim Video

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