Mrs. Katynka from the Egg Market

melodrama

Typology

feature

Lenght

long

Czech title

Paní Katynka z vaječného trhu

Runtime

68 min

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1927

Production year

1927

Premiere

06.12.1929

Language version

Czech

Director

Václav Kubásek

Synopsis

Stall-holder Katynka befriends another stall-holder Nanynka and their children, Emil and Helenka, are to marry. Emil, however, loves the gentle Klara, and Lojzik the onion-grower, however, has eyes only for Helenka. Katynka argues with Nanynka since Emil does not want to marry Helenka. Emil leaves home, marries Klarka and moves with her to Brno. He gets a job in an office but is troubled by the fact that he has not finished his studies. Klara writes to her mother-in-law after a time to try and make amends. Katynka comes to see her son, apologises to Klara and invites the whole family to Prague, including the orphaned Floriska who has been taken in by Klara. In the autumn Emil takes his final exams. Katynka and Nanynka make up. Floriska finds a friend at the marketplace in Iskariot, also an orphan. When Katynka dies they take over her stall together.

Note

Working shots are included in the film How films were made in our country (put together by Bohumil Veselý, 1954)

Cast

Antonie Nedošinská

trhovkyně paní Katynka

Jarmila Horáková

sirotek Floriška

Petr Dolan

sirotek Iškariot

Betty Kysilková

trhovkyně paní Nanynka

Antonín Marek

kupec Ignác Malý

Saša Dobrovolná

Dobrušová

Anita Janová

švadlena Klárka, dcera Dobrušové

Miloš Vávra

Katynčin syn Emil

Věra Hlavatá

Nanynčina dcera Helena

Joe Jenčík

cibulář Lojzík

Marie Veselá

trhovkyně

Vladimír Smíchovský

otčím Florišky

Crew and creators

Based on

Popelka Biliánová (Paní Katynka z Vaječného trhu – román)

Production Designer

Vilém Rittershain

Production info

Original Title

Paní Katynka z vaječného trhu

English Title

Mrs. Katynka from the Egg Market

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

melodrama

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1927

Production Year

1927

Premiere

06.12.1929

Production

Elekta Journal

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Degl a spol.

Technical info

Lenght

long

Runtime

68 min

Versions

Czech