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Encyclopedia > The Czech Year
The Czech Year
Directed by Jirí Trnka
Produced by Krátký Film Praha
Jiri Trnka Studio
Written by Jirí Trnka
Music by Václav Trojan
Josef Zavadil (sound)
Cinematography Emanuel Franek
Vladimír Novotný
Editing by Helena Lebdusková
Distributed by Krátký Film Praha
Release date(s) 1947 (Czechoslovakia)
Running time 75 min
Country Czechoslovakia
Language Czech
IMDb profile

The Czech Year (Czech: Spalicek), also called A Treasury of Fairy-Tales, is a 1947 stop-motion-animated feature film from Czechoslovakia. It was the first feature film directed by Jiří Trnka, and it proceeded to win several international awards and make his name famous in the animation world. Jiří Trnka (24 February 1912 Plzeň - 30 December 1969) was Czech puppet maker, illustrator, motion-picture animator and film director, renowned for his puppet animations. ... // Events May 22 - Great Expectations is premiered in New York. ... // Events May 22 - Great Expectations is premiered in New York. ... Stop motion is an animation technique which makes things that are static appear to be moving. ... A reel of film, which predates digital cinematography. ... Jiří Trnka (24 February 1912 Plzeň - 30 December 1969) was Czech puppet maker, illustrator, motion-picture animator and film director, renowned for his puppet animations. ...

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Plot

The traditional customs and tales of a Czech village are depicted in six separate sequences: "Shrovetide", "Spring", "Legend About St. Prokop", "The Fair", "The Feast" and "Bethlehem".


Awards

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See also

This is a list of animated feature-length films from around the world organised chronologically by year; theatrical releases as well as made-for-TV and direct-to-video movies. ... This is a list of stop-motion films from around the world organised in order of release date; theatrical releases as well as made-for-TV and direct-to-video movies. ... This is a list of films that are feature-length compilations of short subjects in animation. ...

External links

  • Spalicek at the Internet Movie Database
  • Kratky animated film database
    • A Treasury of Fairy-tales at the Kratky animated film database
  • Spalicek at the Big Cartoon Database

 
 

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