Novel with a Contrabas

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1949

Production year

1949

Runtime

14 min

Director

Jiří Trnka

Category

film

Genre

comedy

Typology

animatedtheatrical distributionshort

Original title

Román s basou

Czech title

Román s basou

English title

Novel with a Contrabas

English parallel title

Story of a Contrabas

Commentary

Crew and creators

Director

Jiří Trnka

Screenstory

Jiří Trnka

Based on

Anton Pavlovič Čechov (Román s basou – povídka ze sbírky Pestré povídky)

Screenplay

Jiří Trnka

Director of Photography

Emanuel Franek, Ludvík Hájek

Art Director

Jiří Trnka

Production Manager

Bohumír Buriánek

Unit Production Manager

Vladimír Janovský

Music

Music Composed by

Václav Trojan

Music Performed by

FISYO

Production info

Original Title

Román s basou

Czech Title

Román s basou

English Title

Novel with a Contrabas

English Parallel Title

Story of a Contrabas

Category

film

Typology

animatedtheatrical distribution

Genre

comedy

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1949

Production Year

1949

Production

Loutkový film Praha, Československý státní film Praha

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

14 min

Original length in metres

375 meters

Distribution carrier

16mm, 35mm

Animation technique

puppet

Aspect ratio

1:1,37

Colour

colour

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

mono

Versions

Czech

Dialogue languages

Czech, commentary

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech