[A Water Sprite in Love]

slapstick

Typology

animated

Czech title

[Zamilovaný vodník]

Runtime

10

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1928

Production year

1928

Language version

Czech

Director

Hermína Týrlová

Screenplay

Hermína Týrlová, Karel Dodal

Screenstory

Hermína Týrlová, Karel Dodal

Summary

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]

Copyright

1928

Production Year

1928

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Colour

černobílý

Sound

němý

Versions

Czech