But Why? [German version]

Country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1935

Production year

1935

Runtime

5 min

Director

Elmar Klos

Category

film

Genre

promotional

Typology

featuretheatrical distributionshort

Original title

A proč.....?? [ německá verze]

Czech title

A proč.....?? [německá verze]

English title

But Why? [German version]

Parallel title

Und warum?

Synopsis

A small boy is playing with a toy train and repeatedly asks his grandmother questions, she answers him patiently. She explains to him that she knits socks because she likes knitting and she also tells him that his mother doesn't knit or wear socks like this because she buys machine-knitted women's footwear from Baťa.

Note

The National Film Archive has the Czech and German version.

Cast

Jerry Mahrer

chlapec

M. Richterová

babička

Crew and creators

Director

Elmar Klos

Screenplay

Elmar Klos

Director of Photography

Alexander Hackenschmied

Production Manager

Ladislav Kolda

Music

Music Composed by

Julius Kalaš

Production info

Original Title

A proč.....?? [ německá verze]

Czech Title

A proč.....?? [německá verze]

English Title

But Why? [German version]

Parallel Title

Und warum?

Category

film

Typology

featuretheatrical distribution

Genre

promotional

Origin country

Czechoslovakia

Copyright

1935

Production Year

1935

Production specifications

date of censorship 06/1935

Premiere

premiere 06/1935 /suitable for youths/

Production

AB, Baťa (zadavatel)

Copyright Holders

Národní filmový archiv

Studio

AB Barrandov

Distribution

Baťa, AB

Technical info

Duration typology

short film

Duration in minutes

5 min

Original length in metres

130 meters

Distribution carrier

35mm

Aspect ratio

1:1,19

Colour

black & white

Sound

sound

Sound system/format

Tobis – Klang

Versions

German

Dialogue languages

German

Subtitles languages

without subtitles

Opening/End credits languages

German