Post by Uncle Henry on Dec 11, 2017 1:05:08 GMT -5
Picture Post-card thirty-four
This film is known also by the names "The Czech Year", and "A Treasury of Fairy-Tales". It was made in 1947 by Jiří Trnka. In it the traditional customs and tales of a Czech village are depicted in six separate sequences: "Shrovetide", "Spring", "Legend of Saint Prokop", "The Fair", "The Feast" and "Bethlehem". The music was written by Václav Trojan, whose name should be familiar to any connoisseur. The duration of the film is an hour and fifteen minutes.