The Good Soldier Schweik – From Hatvan to Galicia

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1954

Production year

1954

Runtime

23 min

Director

Jiří Trnka

Category

film

Genre

anti-war, satire

Typology

animatedtheatrical distributionshort

Original title

Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka I.

Czech title

Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka I.

English title

The Good Soldier Schweik – From Hatvan to Galicia

Parallel title

Z Hatvanu na hranice Haliče

English parallel title

Fortunes of the Good Soldier Schweik in the World War

Working title

Švejk a koňak

Commentary

Crew and creators

Director

Jiří Trnka

Based on

Jaroslav Hašek (Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války – román), Josef Lada (Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka za světové války – ilustrace z románu)

Screenplay

Jiří Trnka, Jiří Brdečka (scenáristická spolupráce)

Director of Photography

Emanuel Franek

Art Director

Josef Lada (ilustrace z románu Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka), Jiří Trnka

Sound Designer

Emanuel Formánek

Music

Music Composed by

Václav Trojan

Music Performed by

FISYO (Music Conducted by Milivoj Uzelac), Český pěvecký sbor (Music Conducted by Jan Kühn)

Production info

Original Title

Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka I.

Czech Title

Osudy dobrého vojáka Švejka I.

English Title

The Good Soldier Schweik – From Hatvan to Galicia

Parallel Title

Z Hatvanu na hranice Haliče

English Parallel Title

Fortunes of the Good Soldier Schweik in the World War

Working Title

Švejk a koňak

Category

film

Typology

animatedtheatrical distribution

Genre

anti-war, satire

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1954

Production Year

1954

Production specifications

projection approval 1954

Premiere

premiere 1954 /suitable for youths/

Distribution slogan

no caption

Production

Loutkový film Praha

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

23 min

Original length in metres

678 meters

Distribution carrier

16mm, 35mm

Animation technique

puppet, combined (technique)

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

Awards

Vítěz

Festival: 2. mezinárodní festival dokumentárních a experimentálních filmů Montevideo

1956
Montevideo / Uruguay

Vítěz

Festival: 8. mezinárodní filmový festival Karlovy Vary

1954
Karlovy Vary / Czechoslovakia