The Black Diamond

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1955

Production year

1955

Premiere

20 April 1956

Runtime

9 min

Category

film

Genre

pop-science

Typology

animatedtheatrical distributionshort

Original title

Černý démant

Czech title

Černý démant

English title

The Black Diamond

Commentary

Crew and creators

Screenstory

Karel Zeman

Screenplay

Karel Zeman

Commentary by

Karel Zeman

Director of Photography

Antonín Horák

Art Director

Zdeněk Rozkopal

Film Editor

Zdeněk Stehlík

Special Effects

Arnošt Kupčík

Production Manager

Jan Stráník, Karel Hutěčka

Music

Music Composed by

Zdeněk Liška

Music Performed by

Orchestr Smetanova divadla (Music Conducted by Jaromír Nohejl)

Production info

Original Title

Černý démant

Czech Title

Černý démant

English Title

The Black Diamond

Category

film

Typology

animatedtheatrical distribution

Genre

pop-science

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1955

Production Year

1955

Production specifications

projection approval 9 March 1956

Premiere

premiere 20 April 1956 /suitable for youths/ (kina Pasáž a Mladých, Praha /odpolední představení/)

Distribution slogan

no caption

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

9 min

Original length in metres

252 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

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

Czech