The Child from the Periphery / Oh Mummy, Oh Mum

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1929

Production year

1929

Premiere

17 January 1930

Runtime

84 min

Category

film

Genre

melodrama

Typology

featurelong

Original title

Dítě periferie

Czech title

Dítě periferie

English title

The Child from the Periphery / Oh Mummy, Oh Mum

Parallel Title

Mamičko, mámo

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

The Child from the Periphery / Oh Mummy, Oh Mum

Parallel Title

Mamičko, mámo

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

melodrama

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1929

Production Year

1929

Premiere

17 January 1930

Production

Herafilm

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Distribution

Gea-Film

Technical info

Lenght

long

Runtime

84 min

Versions

Czech