Call number: DVD-4612


Gem-Film, 1929
Screenplay: Gustav Machatý, from the book by Vítězslav Nezval
Photography: Václav Vích
Production design: Alexander Hammid (as Alexander Hackenschmied), J. Machon, Julius von Borsody
Music for this edition: Jan Klusák (1990s)

Andrea					Ita Rina
Her father, a Railway Gatekeeper	Karel Schleichert
Hilbert					Theodor Pištěk		
Gilda, his wife				Charlotte Susa
George Sydney				Olaf Fjord
Jean					Luigi Serventi
Teamster				Ladislav Herbert Struna
Midwife					Milka Balek-Brodská	
Railwayman				Bohumil Kovář
Proprietor of the Couture 		Beda Saxl
Tailor					Vladimír Slavínský	
Customer at Beauty parlour		Bronislava Livia
Proprietor of the Piano Store		Václav Žichovský
85 minutes
Czech intertitles with optional English subtitles, silent with added music track

Region code All
Aspect ratio 4:3
Languages Optional English subtitles
Features 1993 reconstruction
Introduction by Blažena Urgošíková, 19 minutes 31 seconds, in Czech without subtitles
Photo gallery
Biographies and filmographies for the director, Gustav Machatý, the director of photography, Václav Vích and the composer, Jan Klusák, and the actors Olaf Fjord, Theodor Pištěk, Ita Rina, Luigi Serventi, Karel Schleichert and Charlotte Susa, all text, in Czech only
Contemporary documentation
Contemporary documentation on DVD-Rom
Source Filmexport Home Video

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