Karel Lamač

Screenwriter, Actor, Director

Date of birth

27.01.1897

Place of birth

Praha, Rakousko-Uhersko

Date of death

02.08.1952

Place of death

Hamburk, Západní Německo

Alternative names

Ixyl, Carl Lamac, Karel Veliký František Lamač

Filmography

Romance

1965
Singer

The Lantern

1938
Director

Watch Out for the Ghosts

1938
Director, Screenplay, Writer of Lyrics

Ducháček Will Fix It

1938
Director

Forbidden Love

1938
Director, Cast
Role: Tonny, Markův synovec a asistent

Grounds for Divorce

1937
Director

The World Belongs to Us

1937
Dubbing
Role: hlas z rádia

On the Green Meadow

1936
Director, Singer, Cast
Role: soukromý docent Václav Bulfínek

Three Steps from the Body

1934
Singer, Cast
Role: Tommy Fikejs

Polish Blood

1934
Director

Jindra, the Countess Ostrovín

1933
Director, Cast
Role: učitel dr. Vojtěch Lípa

The Good Tramp Bernášek

1933
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: akcesista Alois Bernášek

Twelve Armchairs

1933
Screenplay

Public Not Admitted

1933
Film Editor, Singer, Cast
Role: JUDr. Anatol Brynda

The Undertaker

1932
Director

The "Ideal" Schoolmaster

1932
Film Editor, Writer of Lyrics, Singer, Cast
Role: profesor Karel Suchý

Him and His Sister [German version]

1931
Director, Film Editor

Him and His Sister

1931
Director, Film Editor

Imperial and Royal Field Marshal

1930
Director, Film Editor

Vrba the Clerk

1929
Cast
Role: adjunkt Karel Vrba

The Sins of Love

1929
Director

Prague Seamstresses

1929
Cast
Role: pekařský pomocník Jeník, Bernáškův syn

The Sin of the Past

1929
Cast
Role: Karel Horyna

Eva's Daughters / Prince from the Street

1928
Director, Cast
Role: malíř Rudolf Romain

Sin

1928
Director

Father Vojtěch

1928
Cast
Role: Dvoreckého syn Vojtěch

A Flower of the Šumava Mountains

1927
Production Company , Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: syn drožkáře, dr. Jiří Kalvoda

Sweet Josefine

1927
Director, Cast

A Lordly Estate / Mother Kráčmerka II

1927
Cast
Role: MUDr. Václav Zdeborský

The Good Soldier Švejk

1926
Director, Cast
Role: hostinský Palivec/nadporučík Lukáš

The Old Dad Bezoušek

1926
Director, Cast
Role: JUC. Jiří Králiš, magistrátní praktikant, básník

Švejk at the Front

1926
Director, Cast
Role: nadporučík Lukáš

Getting a Camel Through the Eye of a Needle

1926
Director, Screenplay, Cast
Role: Alík Vilím

Anička, Come Back! / The Tramp

1926
Cast
Role: tulák Petr/Jiří Landa

The Six Musketeers

1925
Cast
Role: svobodník Karel Donát /Freiter D/

The Countess from Podskalí

1925
Director, Screenplay, Cast
Role: hrabě Viktor z Renné

Karel Havlíček Borovský / 1848 / The Two Loves of K.H.Borovský

1925
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: Havlíčkův bratr František

The Lantern

1925
Director, Screenplay, Cast
Role: učitelský mládenec Josef Zajíček

The Wedding Shirt

1925
Cast
Role: umrlec

Into the Genteel State of Life / The Mother kráčmerka I

1925
Cast
Role: MUC. Václav Zdeborský

The Son of the Mountains

1925
Cast
Role: Frank Solar

The Wedding of Nanynka Kulichová

1925
Cast
Role: učitel Václav Vejlupek

Josef Kajetán Tyl

1925
Cast
Role: František Palacký

White Paradise

1924
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: Ivan Holar

Catch Him! / The Clumsy Burglar

1924
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: sochař Johnny Milller

The Lady From the Bar

1924
Cast
Role: bankovní úředník Mario Zeman

Matrimonial Sins

1924
Cast
Role: Mario Zeman

A Double Life

1924
Cast
Role: opilec v hospodě U Slunce

Man Without a Heart

1923
Cast
Role: princ Edgar z Georgie

The Kidnapping of Fux the Banker

1923
Cast
Role: Tom Darey

The Maharajah's Pleasure / Harems Without Magic

1922
Cast
Role: mahárádža Mamlas Bej

The Lumberjack / Dr Jenkins' Miracle Cure

1922
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: bankéř a drvoštěp Karel Svansen
Karel Lamač a spolupracovníci

The Last Kiss

1922
Cast
Role: konzervatorista Roman Trojský

The Snow Rose

1922
Cast
Role: vesnický mladík

Koryatovich / The Enchanted Carpathian Key

1922
Cast
Role: Fedorův přítel

The Crucified

1921
Cast
Role: důstojník Karel Vyšín/student Jan

Get Married, Girls!

1921
Cast
Role: hudební skladatel Horák

The Poisoned Light

1921
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast
Role: ing. Milan Bell

The Arrival from the Darkness

1921
Cast
Role: Ješek Dražický z Lomu a Střehova, Alenin bratranec, příchozí z temnot

Duel with God

1921
Cast
Role: ing. Hamr

The Song of Gold / The Intruder

1920
Cast
Role: chemik Edgar Zoran

Gilly in Prague for the First Time

1920
Production Company , Director, Screen Story, Cast
Role: strýc Hrom

Magdalena

1920
Cast
Role: Jiří

Up There in the Mountains / A Czech Love Story

1920
Cast
Role: malíř Jaromír Hanuš

The Golden Woman

1920
Cast
Role: Orlíkův soused

The Furious Bridegroom

1919
Director, Screen Story, Screenplay, Cast

Alois Wins the Lottery

1919
Cast
Role: Aloisův přítel Jirka

Palimpsest

1919
Cast

Chord of Death

1919
Director, Cast
Role: virtuos Aleš Ajval

Through Suffering to Glory

1919
Cast
Role: českobratrský písmák/barikádník/další jedna role

Revue

Karel Lamač

For Karel Lamač, film meant everything. And Karel Lamač had been almost everything in the film industry, too.  He proved...