Child from the Periphery / Oh Mummy, Oh Mum

melodrama

Typology

feature

Czech title

Dítě periferie

Runtime

84

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1929

Production year

1929

Premiere

17.01.1930

Language version

Czech

Director

Václav Kubásek

Screenplay

Jaroslav Mottl

Screenstory

Jaroslav Mottl

Synopsis

Pepča, a homeless girl, has fallen in love with a young engine-driver. He loses his memory during a train accident and lives unrecognised on a country farm belonging to the widowed farmers wife Žofka. After a pub fight during which he regains his memory, he goes back home where his sweetheart stil waits for him. However, Pepča sees his happiness with of Žofka, she lets him go.

Note

In the years 2012 – 2014 the film was reconstructed by National Film Archive.

Cast

L. H. Struna

strojvůdce Emil Hora

Elsa Vetešníková

sirotek Pepča

Mary Jansová

ovdovělá selka Žofka Svatoňová

Eduard Malý

strážník Jan Hora, Emilův otec

Marie Fingerová

Emilova matka

Edmond Trachta

kovář Ondřej Loukota

Crew and creators

Second Unit Director

Vilém Vlasák, Josef Mach

Screenstory

Jaroslav Mottl

Screenplay

Jaroslav Mottl

Production Designer

Alois Mecera

Production info

Original Title

Dítě periferie

English Title

Child from the Periphery / Oh Mummy, Oh Mum

Parallel Title

Mamičko, mámo

Copyright

1929

Production Year

1929

Premiere

17.01.1930

Production

Herafilm

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Gea-Film

Technical info

Versions

Czech