The Wizard of Tones

promotional

Typology

animated

Lenght

short

Czech title

Čaroděj tónů

Runtime

1 min

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1936

Production year

1936

Language version

Czech, German

Director

Irena Dodalová, Karel Dodal

Summary

A commercial promoting the Telefunken radio receiver.

Synopsis

A wizard appears in the sky and uses his magic wand to summon some musicians who float in the atmosphere and perform various songs on their instruments. The wizard puts the musicians one by one into a star-shaped box and then closes the lid. The box turns into a Telefunken radio receiver whose speakers sound with music.

Note

Filming the commercial employed the Gasparcolor system.

Crew and creators

Music

Music Composed by

Bedřich Kerten

Production info

Original Title

Čaroděj tónů

English Title

The Wizard of Tones

Parallel Title

Der Tonzauberer

Category

Film

Typology

animated

Genre

promotional

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1936

Production Year

1936

Production

IRE-Film

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Lenght

short

Runtime

1 min

Versions

Czech, German