The Postman's Tale / The Mailman's Tale

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1945

Production year

1942, 1945

Premiere

neproběhla

Category

film

Genre

fairytale

Typology

animated

Original title

Pošťácká pohádka

Czech title

Pošťácká pohádka

English title

The Postman's Tale / The Mailman's Tale

Summary

A cartoon film about a postman named Kolbaba, post office gnomes and a letter without no address based on Karel Čapek's fairy-tale of the same title.

Note

The film was never finished. The work on this film was interrupted in 1942 when the studio fell under the German company Deutsche Schmalfilmgesellschaft (Descheg), but Czech employees secretly continued with work on it. After the end of the war was the exposed material sent to the Brenten´s cartoon studio in Brno, but Brenten´s version of The Postman's Tale was never finished too.

Crew and creators

Based on

Karel Čapek (Pošťácká pohádka – pohádka ze sbírky Devatero pohádek a ještě jedna od Josefa Čapka jako přívažek)

Music

Music Composed by

Jiří Šust, Jan Kaláb

Production info

Original Title

Pošťácká pohádka

English Title

The Postman's Tale / The Mailman's Tale

Category

film

Typology

animated

Genre

fairytale

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1945

Production Year

1942, 1945

Premiere

neproběhla

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Animation technique

cartoon

Versions

Czech