Fireflies

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1920

Production year

1920

Premiere

neproběhla

Category

film

Genre

fairytale

Typology

animated

Original title

Broučci

Czech title

Broučci

English title

Fireflies

Summary

Unfinished film.

Synopsis

An adaptation of the classic Czech children's book by Jan Karafiát from the world of insects and the life of its fairylike beetles.

Note

The film remained unfinished except only several parts: How the Li'l Beetle Learned to Fly, the scene with the Li'l Beetle and the Ladyfly, Visiting the Godmother, and the Little Cottage under the Oak. The paper cut-out figurines with moving joints and the background were designed by architect Bohuslav Šula.

Crew and creators

Based on

Jan Karafiát (Broučci – kniha)

Art Director

Bohuslav Šula

Production info

Original Title

Broučci

English Title

Fireflies

Category

film

Typology

animated

Genre

fairytale

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1920

Production Year

1920

Premiere

neproběhla

Production

Pragafilm

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Versions

Czech