[A Water Sprite in Love]

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1928

Production year

1928

Premiere

neproběhla

Runtime

10 min

Category

film

Genre

slapstick

Typology

animatedshort

Original title

[Zamilovaný vodník]

Czech title

[Zamilovaný vodník]

English title

[A Water Sprite in Love]

Summary

Unfinished film.

A film about a reckless water sprite and his jealous wife.

Synopsis

Mum the water sprite rocks the little water sprites in a pond while the philandering dad water sprite enjoys himself with undines on the shore, playing love songs to a willow-tree fairy on his mandolin. The mum catches her husband doing this and forces him to return to the pond, back to his family, with slaps on his head.

Note

The film was not finished and submitted for censorship. The surviving negative did not contain any opening titles. The attribution of the title is only ex post and the year of production was estimated.

Production info

Original Title

[Zamilovaný vodník]

English Title

[A Water Sprite in Love]

Category

film

Typology

animated

Genre

slapstick

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1928

Production Year

1928

Premiere

neproběhla

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Lenght

short

Runtime

10 min

Animation technique

cartoon

Versions

Czech