The Revenge of the Sea

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1921

Production year

1921

Premiere

29 October 1921

Category

film

Genre

drama

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Film state

lost film

Original title

Pomsta moře

Czech title

Pomsta moře

English title

The Revenge of the Sea

Synopsis

A drama story of two brothers who love the same woman. The older Luka gains the girl because he is rich. On his wedding night, however, his jealous younger brother Vlaho kills him and marries Zora himself. Happines, however, is to elude him. When he takes his first - born child from the christening, he and his family drown in the raging sea. (According to an article appearing in the press at the time the film was made.)

Note

According to the director Pospíšil, Gustav Novák died during filming and his role was taken over by Rudolf Vojnar from Ostrava. The film materials are believed lost.

Cast

Mary Jansová

Zora Dimitrijevičová

Vladimír Pospíšil-Born

kupec Luka Gavrilovič

Robert Ford

Lukův bratr Vlaho

Rudolf Vojnar

Anton

André Gemsa

Gjuro

Olga Olivová

Anna

Gustav Novak

Anton

Niko Komadin

Zořin strýc rybář

Anna Marková

Crew and creators

Based on

Grigorij Macteta (Pomsta moře – novela)

Screenplay

Karel M. Klos

Director of Photography

Holger Obel, Gustav Vytlačil, Karel Degl

Production Designer

Karl Dotrel

Production info

Original Title

Pomsta moře

Czech Title

Pomsta moře

English Title

The Revenge of the Sea

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Film state

lost film

Genre

drama

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1921

Production Year

1921

Premiere

premiere 29 October 1921 /unsuitable for youths/ (kino Lucerna, Praha)

Production

Bohemian-Rival

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Studio

Listo Vídeň

Distribution

Patriafilm

Technical info

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,33

Colour

black & white

Sound

silent

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

without dialogue

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Intertitles languages

Czech

Opening/End credits languages

Czech