The Eleventh Commandment

comedy

Typology

feature

Czech title

Jedenácté přikázání

Runtime

105

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1925

Production year

1925

Premiere

23.10.1925

Language version

Czech

Director

Václav Kubásek

Synopsis

Three friends disrupt the tranquil life of Voborský and his wife. At one time, all three of them had sworn that they would never get married. Voborský is the only one to have broken the oath but he does not want them to find out. Therefore he asks his wife Ema to go and stay with her parents during the visit of his friends. She agrees even though she reminds her husband of the eleventh commandment: Thou shalt not deny your wife! The situation is complicated by the unexpected arrival of his wife's parents and Ema's younger sister Julinka. Voborský therefore introduces his wife as his illegitimate daughter whose mother was supposed to have been his landlady when he was a student. But another student, now a judge, has had a love affair with her, and he now thinks that Ema is his child and wishes to care Another of the friends, a timid professor, falls in love with Julinka. After several humorous incidents, with Julinka's help, Voborský finally confesses that he is married and the friends break off their pact.

Cast

Hugo Haas

Jiří Voborský

Meda Valentová

Voborského žena Ema

Jiří Hron

profesor Beránek

František Havel

major v.v. Jičínský

Jaroslav Vojta

soudce Emanuel Střela

Josef Vošalík

velitel ostrostřelců Bartoloměj Pecka

Betty Kysilková

Peckova žena Eližběta rozená Vaňousová

Vladimír Majer

Jičínského sluha Vojtěch

Alois Charvát

Emin otec Florián Králíček

Milka Balek-Brodská

Emina matka Veronika Králíčková

Marie Černá

Emina sestra Julinka

Marie Fingerová

služka u Voborských Františka

Alois Mecera

Františčin milý Ferdík

Václav Krejčíř

Emin nejmladší bratr

Jan W. Speerger

trubač ostrostřelců

Jan Richter

pan okresní

Josef Vraný

mydlář Isidor Šňupka, ostrostřelec

Rudolf Jahelka

hostinský

Otto Zahrádka

ostrostřelec

Crew and creators

Based on

František Ferdinand Šamberk (Jedenácté přikázání – divadelní hra)

Production Designer

Alois Mecera

Production info

Original Title

Jedenácté přikázání

English Title

The Eleventh Commandment

Copyright

1925

Production Year

1925

Premiere

23.10.1925

Production

Astra

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Biografia

Technical info

Versions

Czech