The Golden Woman

drama

Typology

feature

Czech title

Zlatá žena

Runtime

91

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1920

Production year

1920

Premiere

13.11.1920

Language version

Czech

Director

Vladimír Slavínský

Synopsis

A serious argument erupts between father and son in the villa of the wealthy Kodeš; the son wants to marry a kind but poor girl. Mr. Kodeš does not want his son to carry on seeing her and he threatens to disinherit him. The young Kodeš will not yield to his father's wishes and he leaves home. The distraught father shares his woes with his neighbour Orlík and he asks him for advice. The latter tells his own story when, as the son of a wealthy merchant, he married a poor girl. Their happy life, however, did not last long. Shortly after the wedding their child died, Orlík lost his job, he lost all his savings and they received notice to quit their house. But the fidelity, love and understanding of his wife helped him to overcome this difficult time, everything turned out for the better and they eventually became a wealthy family once more. Mr. Kodeš, after hearing this story, reflects on the real values of life and then decides to give his blessing to his son's marriage.

Cast

Vladimír Slavínský

ing. Jiří Orlík

Zdena Kavková

Vlasta Orlíková

Antonie Nedošinská

hospodyně u Orlíků

Karel Fiala

Jiřího otec

Anna Švarcová

Jiřího matka

Josef Volman

otec Vlasty

Karel Lamač

Orlíkův soused

Ludvík Veverka

Jiřího bratranec ing. Emil Horyna

Antonín Vaverka

boháč továrník Kodeš

Sláva Grossmann

Kodešův syn Marcel Kodeš

Ludmila Innemannová

matka Vlasty

Vojtěch Záhořík

strojník Ryba

František Roland

ředitel továrny Julius Polivák

Jiří Nedošinský

profesor techniky Koukal

Josef Hořánek

tajemník Bohemia-Aerolinie ing. Horáček

Jan Veverka

lékař

Antonín Marek

soudní sluha

Bohuslav Šula

člen výboru Bohemia-Aerolinie

Crew and creators

Production info

Original Title

Zlatá žena

English Title

The Golden Woman

Copyright

1920

Production Year

1920

Premiere

13.11.1920

Production

Poja Film

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Slaviafilm

Technical info

Versions

Czech