Midnight Guest

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1947

Production year

1947

Director

Karel Baroch

Category

film

Genre

agitprop

Typology

feature

Original title

Půlnoční host

Czech title

Půlnoční host

English title

Midnight Guest

Synopsis

A light is lit at a window and a young man is seen making a new cigarette out of old butts. An invisible guest arrives at midnight asking to borrow ten crowns. The young man lends him the note and the guest leaves on the stroke of one. This is a scene being made by filmmakers. They are advertising the lottery whose proceedings are to go towards the construction of the Hostivař film studios which were destroyed by a fire. The lottery was to be drawn on 20th June 1947.

Cast

Commentary

Stanislav Kozák

Crew and creators

Director

Karel Baroch

Screenstory

Karel Baroch

Screenplay

Karel Baroch

Production Manager

Miloš Schmiedberger

Music

Music Composed by

Miloš Smatek

Production info

Original Title

Půlnoční host

English Title

Midnight Guest

Category

film

Typology

feature

Genre

agitprop

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1947

Production Year

1947

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Versions

Czech