Be Prepared!

educational

Typology

feature

Lenght

long

Czech title

Buď připraven!

Runtime

62 min

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1923

Production year

1923

Premiere

10.01.1924

Language version

Czech

Director

Svatopluk Innemann

Synopsis

The 30th scouts division go off on their summer camp near Orlík castle. Here they invent various games and display their inventive skills. They also look after the wounded daughter of the owner of the estate where they are invited as a reward. The boys's holidays continue with all manner of sports and lively scouting activities. However, the summer camp has to come to an end and the boys return home to Prague on rafts along the St John's rapids on the Vltava river.

Note

The main actors in the film were members of the Prague 5 scouts group. Among the non-professional actors in the film were employees from the Schwarzenberg estate. Unique scenes of a trip on rafts down the St John rapids back to Prague. The film has the value of a documentary depicting the life of scout groups at that time.

During the years 2017 – 2018 the film was reconstructed by the National Film Archive.

Cast

Karel Fiala

továrník Jandera

Luisa Hanková-Kučerová

Janderova žena

Váša Benda

Janderův syn Jiřík

Olík Benda

Janderův syn Vláďa

František V. Kučera

majitel panství Arnošt Rieger

Ela Kučerová

Marita Riegerová

Josef Šváb-Malostranský

zahradník Valášek

Jan Fifka

MUDr. Hilbert

Saša Dobrovolná

Hilbertova matka

Rudolf Stahl

divoký tramp

Průšek

vedoucí skautského oddílu

Čapek

skaut vedoucí rozcvičku

Otto Kučera

trubač

Hiler

skaut s lasem

Josef Šolc (2)

přihlížející skaut

Švec

schwarzenberský kočí

Elsa Brejchová

tenistka

Šiklová

Maritina přítelkyně

Somr

skaut jdoucí na nákup

schwarzenberský rada Jiskra

úředník na zámku, druhý zprava

Kořen

skaut s tyčí

Jeřábek

skaut přejímající signál

Jaroslav Zuna

skaut na koni

Jan Novák (skaut)

zpravodaj

Crew and creators

Production info

Original Title

Buď připraven!

English Title

Be Prepared!

Category

Film

Typology

feature

Genre

educational

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1923

Production Year

1923

Premiere

10.01.1924

Production

Poja Film

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Universal Film

Technical info

Lenght

long

Runtime

62 min

Versions

Czech